B.S. in Natural Sciences and Mathematics

B.S. in Natural Sciences and Mathematics

(HEGIS 4902)

Dowling’s School of Arts and Sciences degree programs are constructed upon a well-rounded core curriculum of arts and humanities, natural science, math, and social sciences. These are the classic building blocks that ensure career versatility in an ever-changing world. The natural sciences and mathematics degree is designed for students interested in preparing for careers in scientific and technological services, including teaching.

Career Outcomes for Natural Sciences and Mathematics Majors

Your Dowling natural sciences and mathematics degree prepares you for an exciting career as a teacher, operations researcher analyst, laboratory technician, information specialist, and more.

College-Wide Requirements 6 credits

Core Requirements 33 credits

Major Requirements 63 credits

BIO 1001 Introduction to Biology I 3
BIO 1002 Introduction to Biology II 3
BIO 1003 Introduction to Biology I Laboratory 1
BIO 1004 Introductory Biology II Laboratory 1
CHM 1001 General Chemistry I 3
CHM 1002 General Chemistry II 3
CHM 1003 General Chemistry I Laboratory 1
CHM 1004 General Chemistry II Laboratory 1
CSC 1023 Introduction to Computer Science 3
MTH 1021 Calculus I 4
PHY 1001 General Physics I 3
PHY 1002 General Physics II 3
PHY 1003 General Physics I Laboratory 1
PHY 1004 General Physics II Laboratory 1

Science and Mathematics Electives* 32

*Students must earn an additional 32 credits in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth and Marine Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, and Natural Science.**

Electives 18 credits

Total: 120 credits

Note: Students majoring in Natural Sciences and Mathematics are not required to complete a minor.

**Natural Science 2003/2004 or 2005/2006 may not be used to satisfy this requirement.