(For students not majoring in a science.) Prerequisite: MATH 012 or higher. An introduction to the basic principles of physics and chemistry, with applications to geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy. The objective is to use scientific and quantitative reasoning to make informed decisions about topics related to physical science. Discussion covers the development of scientific thinking, the scientific method, the relationships among the various physical sciences, the role of the physical sciences in interpreting the natural world, and the integrated use of technology. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GNSC 100, NSCI 100, or NSCI 103.
Extend your learning beyond the classroom through the Psychology Department’s extensive internship program that offers personalized placement based on your career goals. Students have worked in psychiatric hospitals, crisis centers, district courts, therapeutic music programs, shelters, counseling centers, residential homes, and juvenile justice systems. You can also take advantage of multiple opportunities to present and publish research as an undergraduate student—either by joining active faculty projects or carrying out your own.