Oct 20, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Applied Science, BS


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs by Degree

Faculty


FACULTY

Introduction


The Applied Science major leads to a well-rounded, cross-disciplinary degree in science, well-suited for students seeking technical employment in areas where a cross-disciplinary background in science is desirable. The major also offers good preparation for students entering certain health related fields. Applied Science may be appropriate for students interested in teaching Middle School or High School science with an Integrated Science endorsement; interested students should consult with the College of Education about additional requirements.

Program Learning Outcomes


A student completing a major in Applied Science shall demonstrate the ability to:

  • Demonstrated competency with fundamental quantitative methods and tools
  • Demonstrated foundational proficiency in using computer technology
  • Have intermediate knowledge and application experience in at least two areas of the Natural Sciences
  • Be able to communicate scientific ideas in both written and oral formats.

Major Requirements: 38-40 Credits (Plus 2 Minors)


Two minors from among the following:

  • Applied Physics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Exercise Science
  • Mathematics

One of the Following: 4 Credits


One of the Following: 4-6 Credits


Additional Credits: 28 Credits


At least 28 credits of courses numbered 300 or higher from among BIOL, CHEM, CS, EXIP, ENV (Science courses only), MATH, PHY, one of which must be a Writing-in-the-Discipline course. These courses should be selected to meet specific career or interdisciplinary goals and require approval of the department chairs from the School of Natural Sciences. No more than 4 credits of internship may be counted toward this total.

One of the Following: Senior Capstone 2-6 Credits


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs by Degree