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  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Science Laboratory Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computing Core


Curricular Outcome: Ability to think and function as a scientist

College of Science students will complement critical thinking and analytical abilities gained within their major area of study by completing a two-course sequence and related laboratory experience in a science outside of their major. Students are also required to develop proficiency and knowledge in the areas of mathematics, statistics, and computer science.

Laboratory Science


College of Science students must take a minimum of a one-year sequence of laboratory science.

Mathematics


College of Science students must take a minimum of a one-year sequence of single variable calculus. The following courses are acceptable: 

Statistics


College of Science students must take a statistics course from an approved list. Please check specific department and/or major requirements as there may be departmental restrictions on which courses are allowed. The following courses and their equivalents may be acceptable:

Computing


Students must take a course in computing concepts taught using an interpreted or compiled programming language. Course content will include basic control structures and function calls. To fulfill this requirement one of the following courses must be completed: