When applying to the College of Natural Sciences, you will be applying to a specific major.  If you have not completed all of the CNS application requirements in-residence, the college will also allow for course substitutions that are specific to major.  Click on your desired major below for possible application course substitutions.

Note: Students are responsible for meeting the prerequisites for any listed course.  Course restrictions may vary from one semester to another, and students are not guaranteed access to any listed course.

 

Astronomy

  • Math substitutes: M 427J, M 427K, M 427L (BS), M 340L (BS)
  • Science substitutes: AST 307 (recommended, but not required for AST degree), PHY 301, PHY 316, PHY 315, PHY 355 

Biochemistry

  • Math substitutes: SDS 328M
  • Science substitutes: BIO 325, CH 320M or CH 328M, BCH339F

Biology

  • Math substitutes: SDS 328M
  • Science substitutes: BIO 325, CH 320M or CH 328M, CH 320N or CH 328N

Chemistry

  • Math substitutes: any upper-division mathematics course
  • Science substitutes: CH 320M or CH 328M, CH 320N or CH 328N, or any upper-division chemistry course

Computer Science

  • Math substitutes: M 340L or M 341; M 362K; or upper-division math from approved list
  • Science substitutes: PHY 301, PHY 316, or upper-division BIO, CH, or PHY from approved list

Environmental Science

  • Admissions by Environmental Science Institute only.  Students wishing to apply should consult the EVS Admission Information page for more details.

Human Development & Family Sciences

  • Math substitutes: SDS 332
  • Science substitutes: HDF 304, HDF 313, HDF 315L

Human Ecology

  • Math substitutes: SDS 332
  • Science substitutes: HDF 304, HDF 313, NTR 312, TXA 301, TXA 205

Mathematics

  • Math substitutes: M 325K, M 328K, M 340L, M 362K, M 427J, M 427K 
  • Science substitutes: any upper-division biology or chemistry course, PHY 355, ACF 329 or M 329F (actuarial science option only)

Medical Laboratory Science

  • Math substitutes: SDS 304 or SDS 328M
  • Science substitutes: BCH 369, BIO 325, BIO 326M, CH 320M, or CH 320N

Neuroscience

  • Math substitutes: SDS 328M, SDS 321 or M 362K, or upper-division mathematics course
  • Science substitutes: BIO 325, NEU 330, NEU 335

Nutrition

  • Math substitutes: SDS 304, SDS 306, SDS 328M, or SDS 332
  • Science substitutes: BCH 369, BIO 325, CH 320M, or NTR 312

Physics

  • Math substitutes: M 427J, M 427K, M 427L, M 340L or M 341, M 361, M 362K
  • Science substitutes: PHY 301, PHY 316, PHY 315, PHY 355

Public Health

  • Math substitutes: SDS 328M
  • Science substitutes: BCH 369, BIO 325, BIO 326M, BIO 365S, CH 320M, NTR 312

Textiles & Apparel

  • Math substitutes: M 316, SDS 304, SDS 306, SDS 332
  • Science substitutes: TXA 301, TXA 205, TXA 313