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  Oct 23, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Physical Sciences, BS


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General Physical Sciences trains students through a multi-disciplinary approach to solve complex problems that require knowledge and techniques from a variety of disciplines.

Degree Requirements


PNW General Education Core (32 Credits Minimum)


English Composition (6 Credits)


Any General Education English Composition

Speech Communication (3 Credits)


Any General Education Speech Communication

Technology (3 Credits)


Select from the Technology Core list

Humanities (3 Credits)


Select from the Humanities Core list

Social Sciences (3 Credits)


Select from the Social Sciences Core list

First-Year Experience (FYE) (1 Credit)


Other Required Courses (66 Credits)


Free Electives (30 Credits)


Select (10) free electives.

Departmental Electives (21 Credits)


(A minimum of 7 credit hours must be at the 30000 level or above.) ASTR (any course); CHM (any course 20000 or higher); EAS (any course); FIS (any course); PHYS
(any course 20000 or higher); SCI, any course from the following:

CES Electives (12 Credits)


Select (4) CES electives: ASTR (any course); BIOL (any course excluding BIOL 10008 , 10010, and BIOL 10700 ); CHM (any course 20000 or higher); CE (any course); CS (any course excluding CS 10000 ); EAS (any course): ECE (any course): ENGR (any course excluding 11000, ENGR 18600 ); FIS (any course); MSE (any course); MA (any course 20000 or higher excluding MA 23700 , MA 23800 , and MA 23900 ); ME (any course); PHYS (any course 20000 or higher); STAT (any course 20000 or higher); and SCI, any course from the following:

General Education Elective (3 Credits)


Total 120 Credits Required


Students who choose to take MA 16031 , MA 16032 , PHYS 22000 , and PHYS 22100  will need to take an additional five (5) credits in free electives to meet the 120 credit hour requirement.

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