Aug 19, 2018
General Physical Sciences trains students through a multi-disciplinary approach to solve complex problems that require knowledge and techniques from a variety of disciplines.
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
Quantitative Reasoning (5 Credits)
Natural Sciences (8 Credits)
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)
Major Core (22 Credits)
Note: Courses with (e) at the end of their title meet the Experiential Learning requirement of the major.
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.