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Catalog 2003-2004
Integrated Science Studies(BS)
Requirements of the Major
School of Theoretical and Applied Science
Convener: Bernard Langer



Foundational Courses:  
SCHM 110/111 Fundamentals of Chemistry I 4 crs.
SCHM 112/113 Fundamentals of Chemistry II 4 crs.
SBIO 110/112 Fundamentals of Biology I & II 8 crs.
SPHY 110/112 Fundamentals of Physics I & II 8 crs.
SENS 105 Fundamentals of Earth Science - or -  
SGEO 101 Physical Geography (or equivalent) 4 crs.
SPHY 103 Introduction to Astronomy (or equivalent) 4 crs.
SENV 103 Environmental Studies 4 crs.
SCHM 210 Organic Chemistry I 4 crs.
SBIO 221 General Ecology 3 crs.

Two of the following

7-8 crs.
SMTH 111 Calculus I (4 crs.)
SMTH 112 Calculus II (4 crs.)
SCMP 147 Computer Science I (4 crs.)
M/SPSY 242 Statistics (3 crs.)

  Foundation courses 50-51 crs.
  Upper level conentration courses (see below) 15-24 crs.

  Minimum 65-75 crs.




Upper Level Concentrations

Students can complete the curriculum of the major in one of six (6) upper level concentrations. Admission to a particular concentration shall require the written approval of the convener and the Dean of the academic unit in which the courses of the concentration are offered. Application for admission shall be made after the satisfactory completion of 36 credits of required foundational courses. The upper level concentrations and their requirements are as follows:


Biology/Environmental Studies  
MSOC 209/SENV 209 Social Ecology 4 crs.
SENV 215 Environmental History 4 crs.
SENV 223 Energy and Society 3 crs.
SBIO 331 Genetics 4 crs.
SBIO 356 Evolution 3 crs.
  Minimum 18 crs.

Elective course options*
 
SENV 317 Environmental Policy and Regulation 3 crs.
SENS 331 Computer Modeling in the Environmental Sciences 4 crs.
SBIO 310 Microbiology 4 crs.


Physical Science  
SPHY 201 Meterology and/or  
SPHY 240 Electronics for Scientists 3 crs.
SPHY 210 Modern Physics 4 crs.
SCHM 323 Analytical Chemistry 4 crs.
SENS 340 Environmental Chemistry 4 crs.
SGEL 333 Environmental Geology 3 crs.
  Minimum 18-21 crs.

Elective course options*

6-8 crs.

 

Science, Technology, and Society  
ASTS 210 Science, Technology, and Society 3 crs.
AAMR 307 Technology and Culture in America 3 crs.
MSOC 330 Science in a Multicultural World 3 crs.
AHST 341 A History of Scientific Ideas 3 crs.
SENV 209/MSOC 209 Social Ecology 4 crs.
SINT 230 Computers and Society 3 crs.
  Minimum 19 crs.

Elective course options*

6-8 crs.

 

Science Journalism  
CCOM 105 Writing for the Media 3 crs.
CCOM 208 Newswriting 3 crs.
CCOM 266 Writing for Electronic Media and/or  
CCOM 324 Reporting and Writing for Online Media 3-4 crs.
CCOM 304 Writing for Publication 3 crs.
CCOM 311 Community Journalism 3 crs.
CCOM 331 Media Issues and Ethics 3 crs.
  Minimum 18-22 crs.

Elective course options*

6-8 crs.

 

Business Administration/MBA Track  
BATG 211 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 crs.
BATG 222 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3 crs.
BECO 113 Introduction to Microeconomics 3 crs.
BBAD 223 Business Law I 3 crs.
BFIN 301 Corporate Finance 3 crs.
BMGT 301 Management Theory and Practice 3 crs.
BMKT 301 Marketing Principles and Practices 3 crs.
BBAD 225 Management Statistics or  
M/SPSY 242 Statistics 3 crs.
  Minimum 24 crs.

Elective course options*

6-8 crs.

 

Public Policy/Administration  
APOL 210/SENV 207 Public Policy 3 crs.
M/SPSY 242 Statistics or  
MSOC 308 Social Statistics with Computers 3 crs.
BBAD 327 Organizational Theory and Behavior 3 crs.
SENV 223 Energy and Society 3 crs.
SENV 317 Environmental Policy and Regulation 3 crs.
  Minimum 15 crs.

Elective course options*

6-8 crs.

*And other courses as may be approved by the convener
TAS School Core Requirements

Science in Cultural Perspectives (SCP) 6 crs.



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