LOPER 8: Natural Science

BROAD KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS – Every university-educated person should be able to:

Explain and evaluate human behavior and/or social systems using the concepts and methods in a social science discipline (minimum 3 hours). Courses must meet all learning outcomes.

Assessed as:

  1. Can use the discipline’s concepts and methods to explain human behavior and/or social systems
  2. Can investigate problems and analyze evidence using the discipline’s concepts and methods
  3. Can make and support an argument about human behavior or social systems using social-scientific evidence
  4. Can articulate the significance of social scientific knowledge for themselves or for society

**Natural science requirement may include a lab component (total hours 3 – 4)

BIOL 103General Biology4
BIOL 105Biology I4
BIOL 106Biology II4
BIOL 215Human Physiology4
CHEM 101Chemistry & Current Events3
CHEM 145Introductory Chemistry4
CHEM 150Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry4
CHEM 160
160L
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
4
CHEM 161
161L
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
4
GEOG 101Physical Geography I: The Atmosphere4
GEOG 102Physical Geography II: The Lithosphere4
GEOG 103The Dynamic Planet: Hazards in the Environment3
GEOG 209Meteorology3
PHYS 100
100L
Physical Science
and Physical Science Laboratory
4
PHYS 107Physical Science for Elementary Teachers4
PHYS 131HNewton's Universe4
PHYS 155
155L
Science of Sound and Music
and Science of Sound and Music Laboratory
4
PHYS 201Earth Science4
PHYS 203General Physics for Allied Health4
PHYS 205
205L
General Physics I
and Physics I Laboratory
5
PHYS 209Meteorology3
PHYS 210Astronomy3
PHYS 275
275L
General Physics I (Calculus)
and General Physics I (Calculus) Laboratory
5
PHYS 276
276L
General Physics II (Calculus)
and General Physics II (Calculus) Laboratory
5