If your plan is to pursue a degree in the College of Natural Sciences, it is important to know the courses that can be taken prior to acceptance.  The required courses will vary from major to major, and from one degree to another.  The information listed below contains core curriculum and major requirements that are specific to each degree.  These lists are designed to assist non-CNS majors with future course selection, and do not include all required courses for degree completion.  Most of these courses will be available prior to admittance to the College of Natural Sciences, though course restrictions will vary from semester to semester, and department to department.  Students are not guaranteed entry to the courses listed below.

 

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Astronomy

Consult CNS Degree Checklists for more information.  It is important to research the specific degrees and concentrations due to differences in degree requirements.

CORE CURRICULUM  

Since you have not yet been admitted, now is the ideal time to complete many of the university core curriculum requirements.  For most CNS degrees, the core curriculum math and science courses are imbedded in the degree plans (many of these meet application requirements).  Some core curriculum requirements include:

  • UGS 302 or 303
  • RHE 306
  • E 316K, E 316L, E 316M, E 316N, or E 316P
  • 6 hours of US history (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 6 hours of government (GOV 310L + GOV 312L or GOV 312P)
  • 3 hours social science (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 3 hours visual & performing arts (see approved list on core curriculum link)

COURSES REQUIRED FOR ALL ASTronomy DEGREES (BA, BS, BSA):

  • M 408C + M 408D
    • Alternative calculus sequence of M 408N + M 408S + M 408M is acceptable (for CNS majors)
    • Alternative calculus sequence of M 408K + M 408L + M 408M is acceptable (for non-CNS majors)
  • M 427K + M 427L + M 340L
  • PHY 301 + PHY 101L + PHY 316 + PHY 116L + PHY 315 + PHY 115L

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BA:

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BS:

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BSA:

  • 12 hours of Language, Arts, and Culture requirement (see BSA degree plan for details)
  • 15 hours of minor coursework (single field of study), or a transcript recognized certificate (see BSA degree plan for details and exclusions)
  • 12 hours of majors-level science coursework (see BSA degree plan for details)

 

Biochemistry

Consult CNS Degree Checklists for more information.  It is important to research the specific degrees and concentrations due to differences in degree requirements.

Core Curriculum  

Since you have not yet been admitted, now is the ideal time to complete many of the university core curriculum requirements.  For most CNS degrees, the core curriculum math and science courses are imbedded in the degree plans (many of these meet application requirements).  Some core curriculum requirements include:

  • UGS 302 or 303
  • RHE 306
  • E 316K, E 316L, E 316M, E 316N, or E 316P
  • 6 hours of US history (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 6 hours of government (GOV 310L + GOV 312L or GOV 312P)
  • 3 hours social science (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 3 hours visual & performing arts (see approved list on core curriculum link)

Courses required for all biochemistry degrees (BA, BS, BSA):

  • M 408C
    • Alternative calculus course of M 408N (for CNS majors)
    • Alternative calculus course of M 408K (for non-CNS majors)
  • BIO 311C + BIO 311D + BIO 325
  • CH 301 + CH 302 + CH 204 (or 317) + CH 320M (or CH 328M)
  • SDS 328M

Courses specific to BA:

  • fourth semester proficiency of a foreign language
  • 3 hours of a second social science (from approved universal list)
  • 3 hours Cultural Expression, Human Experience, and Thought
  • M 408D
    • Alternative calculus course M 408S is acceptable (for CNS majors)
    • Alternative calculus course M 408L is acceptable (for non-CNS majors)
  • PHY 317K + PHY 117M + PHY 317L + PHY 117N
    • Alternative physics sequence of PHY 301 + PHY 101L + PHY 316 + PHY 116L is acceptable
    • Alternative physics sequence of PHY 303K + 103M + PHY 303L + PHY 103N is acceptable

Courses specific to BS:

  • Completion of CNS foreign language/culture requirement (see BS degree plan for details) - this requirement is listed on 10-12 and 12-14 catalogs, but is not required for 14-16 catalog.
  • M 408D
    • Alternative calculus course M 408S is acceptable (for CNS majors)
    • Alternative calculus course M 408L is acceptable (for non-CNS majors)
  • PHY 317K + PHY 117M + PHY 317L + PHY 117N
    • Alternative physics sequence of PHY 301 + PHY 101L + PHY 316 + PHY 116L is acceptable
    • Alternative physics sequence of PHY 303K + 103M + PHY 303L + PHY 103N is acceptable

Courses specific to BSA:

  • 12 hours of Language, Arts, and Culture requirement (see BSA degree plan for details)
  • 15 hours of minor coursework (single field of study), or a transcript recognized certificate (see BSA degree plan for details and exclusions)
  • PHY 317K + PHY 117M + PHY 317L + PHY 117N
    • Alternative physics sequence of PHY 301 + PHY 101L + PHY 316 + PHY 116L is acceptable
    • Alternative physics sequence of PHY 303K + PHY 103M + PHY 303L + PHY 103N is acceptable
    • Alternative physics sequence of PHY 302K + PHY 102M + PHY 302L + PHY 102N is acceptable

Biology

Consult CNS Degree Checklists for more information.  It is important to research the specific degrees and concentrations due to differences in degree requirements.

CORE CURRICULUM  

Since you have not yet been admitted, now is the ideal time to complete many of the university core curriculum requirements.  For most CNS degrees, the core curriculum math and science courses are imbedded in the degree plans (many of these meet application requirements).  Some core curriculum requirements include:

  • UGS 302 or 303
  • RHE 306
  • E 316K, E 316L, E 316M, E 316N, or E 316P
  • 6 hours of US history (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 6 hours of government (GOV 310L + GOV 312L or GOV 312P)
  • 3 hours social science (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 3 hours visual & performing arts (see approved list on core curriculum link)

COURSES REQUIRED FOR ALL biology DEGREES (BA, BS, BSA):

  • M 408C
    • Alternative calculus sequence of M 408N (for CNS majors)
    • Alternative calculus sequence of M 408K (for non-CNS majors)
  • BIO 311C + BIO 311D + BIO 325
  • CH 301 + CH 302 + CH 204

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BA:

  • fourth semester proficiency of a foreign language
  • 3 hours of a second social science (from approved universal list)
  • 3 hours Cultural Expression, Human Experience, and Thought
  • BIO 206L or BIO 208L
  • Complete one of the following sequences:
    • CH 320M + CH 320N + CH 220C
    • PHY 302K + PHY 102M + PHY 302L + PHY 102N
      • Alternative physics sequence of PHY 301 + PHY 101L + PHY 316 + PHY 116L is acceptable
      • Alternative physics sequence of PHY 303K + PHY 103M + PHY 303L + PHY 103N is acceptable
      • Alternative physics sequence of PHY 317K + PHY 117M + PHY 317L + PHY 117N is acceptable
    • 6 hours of CS coursework, including 3 hours upper-division

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BS:

  • 2008-2010, 2010-2012, 2012-2014 catalogs
    • M 408D (all BS degrees)
      • Alternative calculus course M 408S is acceptable (for CNS majors)
      • Alternative calculus course M 408L is acceptable (for non-CNS majors)
    • Completion of CNS foreign language/culture requirement (see BS degree plan for details)
    • 8 hours physics (sequence may vary depending on biology concentration)
  • 2014-2016 catalog
    • M 408D (required for EEB, marine, neuro, teaching, and computational options only)
      • Alternative calculus course M 408S is acceptable (for CNS majors)
      • Alternative calculus course M 408L is acceptable (for non-CNS majors)
    • Completion of CNS foreign language/culture requirement (required for EEB, marine, micro, cell & molecular, neuro, plant, and computational options only)
    • 8 hours physics (sequence may vary depending on biology concentration)

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BSA:

  • 12 hours of Language, Arts, and Culture requirement (see BSA degree plan for details)
  • 15 hours of minor coursework (single field of study), or a transcript recognized certificate (see BSA degree plan for details and exclusions)
  • BIO 206L or BIO 208L
  • SDS 328M
  • 6 hours of majors-level science coursework (see BSA degree plan for details)

Chemistry

Consult CNS Degree Checklists for more information.  It is important to research the specific degrees and concentrations due to differences in degree requirements.

CORE CURRICULUM  

Since you have not yet been admitted, now is the ideal time to complete many of the university core curriculum requirements.  For most CNS degrees, the core curriculum math and science courses are imbedded in the degree plans (many of these meet application requirements).  Some core curriculum requirements include:

  • UGS 302 or 303
  • RHE 306
  • E 316K, E 316L, E 316M, E 316N, or E 316P
  • 6 hours of US history (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 6 hours of government (GOV 310L + GOV 312L or GOV 312P)
  • 3 hours social science (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 3 hours visual & performing arts (see approved list on core curriculum link)

COURSES REQUIRED FOR ALL chemistry DEGREES (BA, BS, BSA):

  • M 408C
  • Alternative calculus course of M 408N (for CNS majors)
  • Alternative calculus course of M 408K (for non-CNS majors)
  • CH 301 + CH 302 + CH 317
  • CH 328M + CH 128K + CH 328N + CH 128L
    • Alternative organic chemistry sequence of CH 320M + CH 320N + CH 220C is acceptable
  • PHY 317K + PHY 117M + PHY 317L + PHY 117N 
    • Alternative sequence of PHY 301 + PHY 101L + PHY 316 + PHY 116L is acceptable
    • Alternative sequence of PHY 303K + PHY 103M + PHY 303L + PHY 103N is acceptable

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BA:

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BS:

  • 2008-2010, 2010-2012, 2012-2014 catalogs
    • Completion of CNS foreign language/culture requirement (see BS degree plan for details) 
    • M 408D
      • Alternative calculus sequence M 408S + M 408M is acceptable (for CNS majors)
      • Alternative calculus sequence M 408L + M 408M is acceptable (for non-CNS majors)
  • 2014-2016 catalog
    • Completion of CNS foreign language/culture requirement (Option I and Option II only) 
    • M 408D
      • Alternative calculus sequence M 408S + M 408M is acceptable (for CNS majors)
      • Alternative calculus sequence M 408L + M 408M is acceptable (for non-CNS majors)

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BSA:

  • 12 hours of Language, Arts, and Culture requirement (see BSA degree plan for details)
  • 15 hours of minor coursework (single field of study), or a transcript recognized certificate (see BSA degree plan for details and exclusions)
  • M 408D
    • Alternative calculus course M 408S is acceptable (for CNS majors)
    • Alternative calculus course M 408L is acceptable (for non-CNS majors)

Computer Science

Consult CNS Degree Checklists for more information.  It is important to research the specific degrees and concentrations due to differences in degree requirements.

CORE CURRICULUM  

Since you have not yet been admitted, now is the ideal time to complete many of the university core curriculum requirements.  For most CNS degrees, the core curriculum math and science courses are imbedded in the degree plans (many of these meet application requirements).  Some core curriculum requirements include:

  • UGS 302 or 303
  • RHE 306
  • E 316K, E 316L, E 316M, E 316N, or E 316P
  • 6 hours of US history (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 6 hours of government (GOV 310L + GOV 312L or GOV 312P)
  • 3 hours social science (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 3 hours visual & performing arts (see approved list on core curriculum link)

COURSES REQUIRED FOR ALL computer science DEGREES (BA, BS, BSA):

  • M 408C
    • Alternative calculus course of M 408N (for CNS majors)
    • Alternative calculus course of M 408K (for non-CNS majors)
  • Completion of one of the following sequences:
    • BIO 311C + BIO 311D
    • CH 301 + CH 302
    • PHY 303K + PHY 103M + PHY 303L + PHY 103N
      • Alternative sequence of PHY 301 + PHY 101L + PHY 316 + PHY 116L is acceptable
      • Alternative sequence of PHY 317K + PHY 117M + PHY 317L + PHY 117N is acceptable
  • M 340L or M 341
  • M 362K

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BA:

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BS:

  • Completion of CNS foreign language/culture requirement (see BS degree plan for details) 
  • M 408D
    • Alternative calculus sequence M 408S + M 408M is acceptable (for CNS majors)
    • Alternative calculus sequence M 408L + M 408M is acceptable (for non-CNS majors)
  • Additional science courses as outlined on BS degree plan

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BSA:

  • 12 hours of Language, Arts, and Culture requirement (see BSA degree plan for details)
  • 15 hours of minor coursework (single field of study), or a transcript recognized certificate (see BSA degree plan for details and exclusions)

Environmental Science

Consult CNS Degree Checklists for more information.  It is important to research the specific degrees and concentrations due to differences in degree requirements.

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

CORE CURRICULUM  

Since you have not yet been admitted, now is the ideal time to complete many of the university core curriculum requirements.  For most CNS degrees, the core curriculum math and science courses are imbedded in the degree plans (many of these meet application requirements).  Some core curriculum requirements include:

  • UGS 302 or 303
  • RHE 306
  • E 316K, E 316L, E 316M, E 316N, or E 316P
  • 6 hours of US history (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 6 hours of government (GOV 310L + GOV 312L or GOV 312P)
  • 3 hours social science (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 3 hours visual & performing arts (see approved list on core curriculum link)

COURSES REQUIRED FOR EVS (biology track) DEGREE (BS ONLY):

  • Completion of CNS foreign language/culture requirement (see BS degree plan for details)
  • M 408C
    • Alternative calculus course of M 408N is acceptable (for CNS majors) 
    • Alternative calculus course of M 408K is acceptable (for non-CNS majors)
  • BIO 311C + BIO 311D + BIO 325
  • CH 301 + CH 302 + CH 204 + CH 320M
  • GEO 401 or 303
  • PHY 317K + PHY 117M + PHY 317L + PHY 117N 
    • Alternative sequence of PHY 301 + PHY 101L + PHY 316 + PHY 116L is acceptable
    • Alternative sequence of PHY 303K + PHY 103M + PHY 303L + PHY 103N is acceptable

Human Development & Family Sciences

Consult CNS Degree Checklists for more information.  It is important to research the specific degrees and concentrations due to differences in degree requirements.Consult CNS Degree Checklists for more information.  It is important to research the specific degrees and concentrations due to differences in degree requirements.

CORE CURRICULUM  

Since you have not yet been admitted, now is the ideal time to complete many of the university core curriculum requirements.  For most CNS degrees, the core curriculum math and science courses are imbedded in the degree plans (many of these meet application requirements).  Some core curriculum requirements include:

  • UGS 302 or 303
  • RHE 306
  • E 316K, E 316L, E 316M, E 316N, or E 316P
  • 6 hours of US history (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 6 hours of government (GOV 310L + GOV 312L or GOV 312P)
  • 3 hours social science (PSY 301)
  • 3 hours visual & performing arts (see approved list on core curriculum link)

COURSES REQUIRED FOR ALL human development & family sciences DEGREES (BS, BSA):

  • HDF 304, HDF 313, HDF 113L, HDF 315L
  • SDS 302
  • M 408C or SDS 332
    • Alternative calculus course M 408N (for CNS majors) is acceptable
    • Alternative calculus course M 408K (for non-CNS majors) is acceptable
  • BIO 311C and CH 301
  • BIO 311D or CH 302
  • PSY 301 (meets core social science requirement and is prerequisite for HDF 313)

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BS:

  • HDF 312
  • NTR 306

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BSA:

  • 12 hours of Language, Arts, and Culture requirement (see BSA degree plan for details)
  • 15 hours of minor coursework (single field of study), or a transcript recognized certificate (see BSA degree plan for details and exclusions)

Human Ecology

Consult CNS Degree Checklists for more information.  It is important to research the specific degrees and concentrations due to differences in degree requirements.

CORE CURRICULUM  

Since you have not yet been admitted, now is the ideal time to complete many of the university core curriculum requirements.  For most CNS degrees, the core curriculum math and science courses are imbedded in the degree plans (many of these meet application requirements).  Some core curriculum requirements include:

  • UGS 302 or 303
  • RHE 306
  • E 316K, E 316L, E 316M, E 316N, or E 316P
  • 6 hours of US history (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 6 hours of government (GOV 310L + GOV 312L or GOV 312P)
  • 3 hours social science (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 3 hours visual & performing arts (see approved list on core curriculum link)

COURSES REQUIRED FOR ALL HUMAN ecology DEGREES (BA, BSA):

  • HDF 304, or HDF 313 and HDF 113L
  • SDS 302
  • M 408C or SDS 332
    • Alternative calculus course M 408N (for CNS majors) is acceptable
    • Alternative calculus course M 408K (for non-CNS majors) is acceptable
  • BIO 311C and CH 301
  • BIO 311D or CH 302
  • SDS 302

COURSES SPECIFIC TO Ba:

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BSA:

  • 12 hours of Language, Arts, and Culture requirement (see BSA degree plan for details)
  • 15 hours of minor coursework (single field of study), or a transcript recognized certificate (see BSA degree plan for details and exclusions)
  • TXA 301, or TXA 205 and TXA 105L

Mathematics

Consult CNS Degree Checklists for more information.  It is important to research the specific degrees and concentrations due to differences in degree requirements.

CORE CURRICULUM  

Since you have not yet been admitted, now is the ideal time to complete many of the university core curriculum requirements.  For most CNS degrees, the core curriculum math and science courses are imbedded in the degree plans (many of these meet application requirements).  Some core curriculum requirements include:

  • UGS 302 or 303
  • RHE 306
  • E 316K, E 316L, E 316M, E 316N, or E 316P
  • 6 hours of US history (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 6 hours of government (GOV 310L + GOV 312L or GOV 312P)
  • 3 hours social science (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 3 hours visual & performing arts (see approved list on core curriculum link)

COURSES REQUIRED FOR ALL mathematics DEGREES (BA, BS, BSA):

  • M 408C + M 408D
    • Alternative calculus sequence of M 408N + M 408S + M 408M is acceptable (for CNS majors)
    • Alternative calculus sequence of M 408K + M 408L + M 408M is acceptable (for non-CNS majors)
  • 3 hours of majors-level science coursework from a different field of study (than 6 or 8 hour science requirement listed below):  AST, BIO, CH, CS, GEO, MNS, or PHY

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BA:

  • fourth semester proficiency of a foreign language
  • 3 hours of a second social science (from approved universal list)
  • 3 hours Cultural Expression, Human Experience, and Thought
  • 6 hours of majors-level science coursework from a single field of study: AST, BIO, CH, GEO, MNS, or PHY (overlaps with core curriculum science requirement)
  • 3 hours of majors-level science coursework from a different field of study (than 6 hour science requirement listed above):  AST, BIO, CH, CS, GEO, MNS, or PHY
  • Upper-division mathematics coursework (see degree plan for details)

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BS:

  • Completion of CNS foreign language/culture requirement, except for Option V (see BS degree plan for details) Please Note: This requirement is no longer needed for those under the 16-18 catalog.
  • Upper-division mathematics coursework (see degree plan for details)
  • 8 hours of majors-level science coursework from a single field of study: AST, BIO CH, GEO, or PHY (overlaps with core curriculum science requirement)
  • 3 hours of majors-level science coursework from a different field of study (than 8 hour science requirement listed above):  AST, BIO, CH, CS, GEO, MNS, or PHY
  • 6 upper-division semester hours outside of both mathematics and subject areas listed in "Introductory Mathematics and Science Courses" are required.  Philosophy courses in logic, computer sciences courses in discrete mathematics, and engineering courses may not be used.

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BSA:

  • 12 hours of Language, Arts, and Culture requirement (see BSA degree plan for details)
  • 15 hours of minor coursework (single field of study), or a transcript recognized certificate (see BSA degree plan for details and exclusions)
  • 6 hours of majors-level science coursework from a single field of study: AST, BIO, CH, GEO, MNS or PHY (overlaps with core curriculum science requirement)
  • 3 hours of majors-level science coursework from a different field of study (than 6 hour science requirement listed above):  AST, BIO, CH, CS, GEO, MNS, or PHY
  • Upper-division mathematics coursework (see degree plan for details)

Medical Laboratory Science

Consult CNS Degree Checklists for more information.  It is important to research the specific degrees and concentrations due to differences in degree requirements.

CORE CURRICULUM  

Since you have not yet been admitted, now is the ideal time to complete many of the university core curriculum requirements.  For most CNS degrees, the core curriculum math and science courses are imbedded in the degree plans (many of these meet application requirements).  Some core curriculum requirements include:

  • UGS 302 or 303
  • RHE 306
  • E 316K, E 316L, E 316M, E 316N, or E 316P
  • 6 hours of US history (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 6 hours of government (GOV 310L + GOV 312L or GOV 312P)
  • 3 hours social science (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 3 hours visual & performing arts (see approved list on core curriculum link)

COURSES REQUIRED FOR medical laboratory science DEGREE (BS only):

  • Completion of CNS foreign language/culture requirement (see BS degree plan for details)
  • M 408C
    • Alternative calculus course of M 408N is acceptable (for CNS majors) 
    • Alternative calculus course of M 408K is acceptable (for non-CNS majors)
  • BIO 311C + BIO 311D + BIO 325
  • CH 301 + CH 302 + CH 204
  • CH 320M + CH 320N + CH 220C
  • SDS 304 or SDS 328M

Neuroscience

Consult CNS Degree Checklists for more information.  It is important to research the specific degrees and concentrations due to differences in degree requirements. Consult this resource if you are exploring the differences between the BS Neuroscience, BSA Neuroscience, and BS Neurobiology degrees.

CORE CURRICULUM  

Since you have not yet been admitted, now is the ideal time to complete many of the university core curriculum requirements.  For most CNS degrees, the core curriculum math and science courses are imbedded in the degree plans (many of these meet application requirements).  Some core curriculum requirements include:

  • UGS 302 or 303
  • RHE 306
  • E 316K, E 316L, E 316M, E 316N, or E 316P
  • 6 hours of US history (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 6 hours of government (GOV 310L + GOV 312L or GOV 312P)
  • 3 hours social science (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 3 hours visual & performing arts (see approved list on core curriculum link)

COURSES REQUIRED FOR ALL neuroscience DEGREES (BS, BSA):

  • M 408C
    • Alternative calculus sequence of M 408N + M 408S is acceptable (for CNS majors) 
    • Alternative calculus sequence of M 408K + M 408L is acceptable (for non-CNS majors)
  • BIO 311C + BIO 311D + BIO 206L
  • CH 301 + CH 302 + CH 204

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BS:

  • M 408D
    • Alternative calculus course of M 408M is acceptable
  • SDS 328M or SDS 321 or M 362K
  • PHY 317K + PHY 117M + PHY 317L + PHY 117N 
    • Alternative sequence of PHY 301 + PHY 101L + PHY 316 + PHY 116L is acceptable
    • Alternative sequence of PHY 303K + PHY 103M + PHY 303L + PHY 103N is acceptable

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BSA:

  • 12 hours of Language, Arts, and Culture requirement (see BSA degree plan for details)
  • 15 hours of minor coursework (single field of study), or a transcript recognized certificate (see BSA degree plan for details and exclusions)
  • SDS 328M
  • PHY 317K + PHY 117M + PHY 317L + PHY 117N 
    • Alternative sequence of PHY 301 + PHY 101L + PHY 316 + PHY 116L is acceptable
    • Alternative sequence of PHY 303K + PHY 103M + PHY 303L + PHY 103N is acceptable
    • Alternative sequence of PHY 302K + PHY 102M + PHY 302L + PHY 102N is acceptable

Nutrition

Consult CNS Degree Checklists for more information.  It is important to research the specific degrees and concentrations due to differences in degree requirements.

CORE CURRICULUM  

Since you have not yet been admitted, now is the ideal time to complete many of the university core curriculum requirements.  For most CNS degrees, the core curriculum math and science courses are imbedded in the degree plans (many of these meet application requirements).  Some core curriculum requirements include:

  • UGS 302 or 303
  • RHE 306
  • E 316K, E 316L, E 316M, E 316N, or E 316P
  • 6 hours of US history (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 6 hours of government (GOV 310L + GOV 312L or GOV 312P)
  • 3 hours social science (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 3 hours visual & performing arts (see approved list on core curriculum link)

COURSES REQUIRED FOR ALL nutrition DEGREES (BS, BSA):

  • SDS 302
  • M 408C or SDS 332
    • Alternative calculus course M 408N (for CNS majors) is acceptable
    • Alternative calculus course M 408K (for non-CNS majors) is acceptable
  • BIO 311C
  • CH 301 + CH 302 + CH 204 + CH 320M
  • NTR 312 + NTR 112L

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BS:

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BSA:

  • 12 hours of Language, Arts, and Culture requirement (see BSA degree plan for details)
  • 15 hours of minor coursework (single field of study), or a transcript recognized certificate (see BSA degree plan for details and exclusions)

Physics

Consult CNS Degree Checklists for more information.  It is important to research the specific degrees and concentrations due to differences in degree requirements.

CORE CURRICULUM  

Since you have not yet been admitted, now is the ideal time to complete many of the university core curriculum requirements.  For most CNS degrees, the core curriculum math and science courses are imbedded in the degree plans (many of these meet application requirements).  Some core curriculum requirements include:

  • UGS 302 or 303
  • RHE 306
  • E 316K, E 316L, E 316M, E 316N, or E 316P
  • 6 hours of US history (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 6 hours of government (GOV 310L + GOV 312L or GOV 312P)
  • 3 hours social science (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 3 hours visual & performing arts (see approved list on core curriculum link)

COURSES REQUIRED FOR ALL physics DEGREES (BA, BS, BSA):

  • M 408C + M 408D
    • Alternative calculus sequence of M 408N + M 408S + M 408M is acceptable (for CNS majors)
    • Alternative calculus sequence of M 408K + M 408L + M 408M is acceptable (for non-CNS majors)
  • M 427K + M 427L
  • PHY 301 + PHY 101L + PHY 316 + PHY 116L + PHY 315 + PHY 115L
  • PHY 355

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BA:

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BS:

COURSES SPECIFIC TO BSA:

  • 12 hours of Language, Arts, and Culture requirement (see BSA degree plan for details)
  • 15 hours of minor coursework (single field of study), or a transcript recognized certificate (see BSA degree plan for details and exclusions)
  • 3 hours of majors-level coursework from AST, BIO, CH, CS, or GEO (overlap with core curriculum science requirement)

Public Health

Consult CNS Degree Checklists for more information.  It is important to research the specific degrees and concentrations due to differences in degree requirements.

* Note - admittance to the entry-level Public Health major does not guarantee continuance into upper-division Public Health major.  Specified requirements must be meet to continue in upper-division Public Health major.

CORE CURRICULUM  

Since you have not yet been admitted, now is the ideal time to complete many of the university core curriculum requirements.  For most CNS degrees, the core curriculum math and science courses are imbedded in the degree plans (many of these meet application requirements).  Some core curriculum requirements include:

  • UGS 302 or 303
  • RHE 306
  • E 316K, E 316L, E 316M, E 316N, or E 316P
  • 6 hours of US history (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 6 hours of government (GOV 310L + GOV 312L or GOV 312P)
  • 3 hours social science (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 3 hours visual & performing arts (see approved list on core curriculum link)

COURSES REQUIRED FOR public health DEGREE (BS ONLY):

  • Completion of CNS foreign language/culture requirement (see BS degree plan for details)
  • M 408C
    • Alternative calculus course of M 408N is acceptable (for CNS majors) 
    • Alternative calculus course of M 408K is acceptable (for non-CNS majors)
  • BIO 311C + BIO 311D + BIO 325
  • CH 301 + CH 302 + CH 204 + CH 320M
  • SDS 328M

Textiles & Apparel

Consult CNS Degree Checklists for more information.  It is important to research the specific degrees and concentrations due to differences in degree requirements.

CORE CURRICULUM  

Since you have not yet been admitted, now is the ideal time to complete many of the university core curriculum requirements.  For most CNS degrees, the core curriculum math and science courses are imbedded in the degree plans (many of these meet application requirements).  Some core curriculum requirements include:

  • UGS 302 or 303
  • RHE 306
  • E 316K, E 316L, E 316M, E 316N, or E 316P
  • 6 hours of US history (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 6 hours of government (GOV 310L + GOV 312L or GOV 312P)
  • 3 hours social science (see approved list on core curriculum link)
  • 3 hours visual & performing arts (see approved list on core curriculum link)

COURSES REQUIRED FOR Textiles & Apparel DEGREE (BS ONLY):

  • M 408C or SDS 332
    • Alternative calculus course M 408N is acceptable (for CNS majors)
    • Alternative calculus course M 408K is acceptable (for non-CNS majors)
  • 3 hours from SDS 302, SDS 303, SDS 304, SDS 305, SDS 306, M 316, or EDP 371
  • BIO 311C
  • CH 301 + CH 302 + CH 204
  • TXA 301
  • TXA 205 + TXA 105L