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Goal 3: Natural Sciences

Complete 2 courses from a minimum of 2 departments.

At least one course must be a traditional lab course.

The second must be a lab course or must include a lab-like experience.

NOTE: All courses listed below include a lab EXCEPT:

  • BIOL 1110
  • BIOL 1125
  • GEOL 1110 (if taken with GEOL 1111)
  • GEOL 1120
  • PHYS 1001 (if taken with PHYS 1002)
  • PHYS 1104
  • PHYS 2250
Code Title Credits
BIOL 1100 Survey of Biology 4
BIOL 1101 Introduction to Human Genetics 4
BIOL 1102 Human Biology 4
BIOL 1103 Introduction to Emerging Diseases 4
BIOL 1104 Minnesota Natural History and Field Biology 4
BIOL 1110 Environmental Biology 3
BIOL 1120 Introduction to Evolutionary Biology 3
BIOL 1125 Sex and Human Diversity 3
BIOL 1501 Principles of Biology I 5
BIOL 1502 Principles of Biology II 4
BIOL 2042 Human Physiology 4
BIOL 2043 Microbiology 4
BIOL 2202 Animal Diversity 4
BIOL 2203 Botany 4
BIOL 2205 Genetics 4
BIOL 2206 Ecology 4
BIOL 2207 Cell Biology 4
BIOL 2208 Biology of Microorganisms 4
CHEM 1001 Chemistry: Concepts and Applications 4
CHEM 1010 Environmental Chemistry 4
CHEM 1020 Introductory Chemistry 4
CHEM 1050 Foundations of Organic and Biochemistry 3
CHEM 1061 Principles of Chemistry 1 5
CHEM 1062 Principles of Chemistry 2 5
CHEM 2058 Organic Chemistry Essentials 1 4
CHEM 2059 Organic Chemistry Essentials 2 4
CHEM 2061 Organic Chemistry 1 5
CHEM 2062 Organic Chemistry 2 5
GEOG 1101 Physical Geography 4
GEOG 1172 Introductory Meteorology 4
GEOL 1050 Earth History 4
GEOL 1101 Physical Geology 4
GEOL 1110 Environmental Geology 3
GEOL 1111 Environmental Geology Laboratory 1
GEOL 1120 Oceanography 3
PHYS 1001 Energy, Climate & Physics in Society 3
PHYS 1002 Energy, Climate & Physics in Society Laboratory 1
PHYS 1050 Survey of Classical Physics 4
PHYS 1104 Survey of Astronomy 3
PHYS 1110 College Physics 1 4
PHYS 1111 College Physics 2 4
PHYS 1114 Introductory Astronomy 4
PHYS 1121 Physics 1 for Scientists and Engineers 5
PHYS 1122 Physics 2 for Scientists and Engineers 5
PHYS 1201 Physics 1 with Biomedical Applications 4
PHYS 1202 Physics 2 with Biomedical Applications 4
PHYS 2250 Modern Physics 4