Chemistry BS Track Curriculum
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Associate of Science
|GenEd: CS||COLS 1000||Introduction to College Success: First-Year Seminar||3|
|GenEd: LAB||CHEM 1020*||General Chemistry I||4|
|GenEd: QR||MATH 2200*+•||Calculus I||4|
|GenEd: WY||Choose from approved U.S./Wyoming Constitution courses.||3|
|Semester Credits 14|
|MATH 2205*||Calculus II||4|
|PHYS 1310*||College Physics I||4|
|GenEd: CV||CO/M 2010*||Public Speaking||3|
|GenEd: CW||ENGL 1010*+||English I: Composition||3|
|GenEd: STEM||CHEM 1030*||General Chemistry II||4|
|Semester Credits 18|
|CHEM 2420*||Organic Chemistry I (Fall Only)||4|
|MATH 2210*||Calculus III||4|
|PHYS 1320*||College Physics II (Fall Only)||4|
|GenEd: AA||Choose from approved Aesthetic Analysis courses.||3|
|Semester Credits 15|
|CHEM 2440*||Organic Chemistry II (Spring Only)||4|
|Choose from faculty-approved elective courses.^||3-4|
|Choose from faculty-approved elective courses.^^||3|
|GenEd: CA||Choose from approved Cultural Awareness courses. ANTH 1200 recommended.||3|
|Semester Credits 13-14|
Total Credits: 60-61
* This course has at least one prerequisite. Check the Course Descriptions section of the catalog to see the course prerequisites.
+ If the placement test score is not adequate for course enrollment, students must complete the appropriate developmental course(s) before enrolling. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. Students should review their math and writing placement with their advisor before planning out their full program schedules.
• If the student places into a higher level math or has completed a higher level math than required by the program, the student may request program applicable course substitutions in consultation with their advisor and faculty to fulfill the remaining credits needed to complete the degree.
^ Program Comments
Program Electives – Consult with your faculty advisor for recommendations.
Students must choose one course from the following elective courses; additional prerequisite courses may apply.
|AECL 1000||4 cr||Agroecology|
|ANTH 1200||3 cr||Introduction to Cultural Anthropology|
|ANTH 1300||3 cr||Introduction to Archaeology|
|ECON 1000||3 cr||Global Economic Issues|
|GEOG 1000||3 cr||World Regional Geography|
|GEOG 1020||3 cr||Human Geography|
|HIST/RELI 2320||3 cr||History of Islam|
|POLS 1200||3 cr||Non-Western Political Cultures|
|POLS 2310||3 cr||Introduction to International Relations|
|SPAN 2140||3 cr||Introduction to Spanish Literature|
^^Students must also choose one course from the following elective courses; additional prerequisite courses may apply.
|ANTH 2210||3 cr||North American Indians|
|ENGL 2340||3 cr||Native American Culture and Literature|
|HIST 2290||3 cr||History of North American Indians|
|HIST/WMST 2389||3 cr||History of Women and the American West|
Students may also choose from the following elective courses.
|BIOL 1010||4 credits||General Biology|
|BIOL 1390||4 credits||Scientific Research I|
|COSC 1010||4 credits||Introduction to Computer Science|
|STAT 2050||4 credits||Fundamentals of Statistics|
- Design or evaluate experiments testing predictions using controls and managing variables (control of variables).
- Use logic, statistics, probabilities, or proportions to determine an outcome (proportional and probability reasoning).
- Examine mutual/direct, inverse or lack of relationships between variables (correlation reasoning).
- Apply scientific principles to make observations, analyze patterns and trends to arrive at an explanatory generalization / testable hypotheses (inductive reasoning).
- Apply scientific principles to evaluate hypotheses by analyzing or reflecting on experimental data to reach a specific conclusion (deductive reasoning).
- Demonstrate an ability to gather, evaluate, synthesize, and apply primary scientific and technical literature. (scientific literacy)
- Identify the role science plays in historical and contemporary issues (human culture).
- Effectively communicate about sciences and its conclusions to multiple audiences (professional, peers, general public) in multiple formats (interpersonal, verbal, and written).
- Demonstrate an understanding of the standards that define ethical scientific behavior (honesty, safety, social responsibility).