The natural science minor is only available to students with a major in the School of Education.

a foundation of required courses from each of the four science areas

Select a minimum of one course (or lecture and lab combination) from each of the following areas (21-23 credits total):

Introductory Astronomy:Stars and Galaxies
General Biology
The Unity of Life 1
The Diversity of Life 1
Survey of General Chemistry
General Chemistry I 1
Planet Earth
Global Landforms
Weather and Climate 1
Physical Geology
Historical Geology
Physical Science
Principles of Physics
Introductory Physics I 1
Total Credits21-23

A two-Semester Sequence in one science area

In addition to the core science courses listed above, you must complete one of the two-semester sequences listed below.  In most cases one of the two classes will also count toward the core sciences.

The Unity of Life
The Diversity of Life
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
Weather and Climate
and select a second geoscience course from the following:
Planet Earth
Global Landforms
Physical Geology
Historical Geology
Introductory Physics I
Introductory Physics II