General Science Description
The major in General Science has been designed to accommodate students who wish to pursue a combination of courses in several sciences. Students take a year's work in at least three of the five sciences (biology, chemistry, computer science, physics, and psychology) and a year's work in mathematics. Additional study beyond the introductory level in one of these fields is also required. General Science may serve those who plan to teach science in secondary school, but students are strongly encouraged to contact the College's education department to verify current licensure requirements. It may also lead to graduate work in such interdisciplinary fields as biophysics and psychobiology, or a career in environmental science, medicine, law, or engineering. The chair of the department in which the student expects to take at least four courses will designate a departmental faculty member to serve as the student's adviser. Visit the College Catalog for more information on the General Science curriculum.