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Integrated Science - B.S.E. Program Requirements

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts; KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity and writing-intensive requirements.

I. DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE  (1 credit)
Type Course Title Credits
US 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1
II. MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (43 credits)  Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits
KBS BSCI 10110 Biological Diversity 4
KAD   10120 Biological Foundations 4

30140 Cell Biology 4

30156 Elements of Genetics 3

KBS CHEM 10060 General Chemistry I 4
KBS   10061 General Chemistry II 4
KBS   10062 General Chemistry I Laboratory
1
KBS   10063 General Chemistry II Laboratory   
1

20481 Basic Organic Chemistry I 4

GEOG 31062 Fundamentals of Meteorology 3

41073 Conservation of Natural Resources 3
KBS GEOL 11040 Earth Dynamics
3
KBS   11041 Earth Dynamics Laboratory 1
KBS   11042 Earth History 3
KBS   11043 Earth History Laboratory 1
III. ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (73 credits)  
Type Course Title Credits
WIC ADED 32142 Principles of Teaching Adolescents* 3

32277 Teaching Science in Secondary Schools* 3

42277 Topics in Secondary School Science* 3

42292 Field Work Practicum*
3

42357
Secondary Student Teaching*
9

49525 Inquiry into the Professional Practice* 3

CI
47330 Reading and Writing in Adolescent/Adulthood* 3

CULT
29535 Education in a Democratic Society*
3

EPSY
29525 Educational Psychology* 3

ITEC 19525 Educational Technology* 3

KMC
MATH
11010 Algebra for Calculus* 3

11022 Trigonometry 2

KAD

12002 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 5

10041

30011
Elementary Probability and Statistics (3)
or
Basic Probability and Statistics (3)
3

KHU PHIL
11001 Introduction to Philosophy 3

KSS
DD
PSYC
11762 General Psychology 3

KSS
DD SOC 12050 Introduction to Sociology 3
DD SPED 23000 Introduction to Exceptionalities 3
Kent Core Composition 6-8
Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (minimum one from each) 6
IV. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (26-30 credits) 
Chemistry (27)
Earth Science (26)
Life Science (27)
Physics (30)
MINIMUM TOTAL 
143-148
*A minimum C (2.0) grade must be earned. A minimum C (2.0) grade must be earned in ADED 32142 to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.

Chemistry Concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2011-2012 Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (27 credits)Courses count in major GPA*
Type Course Title Credits
CHEM
30105 Analytical Chemistry I 3

30284 Introductory Biological Chemistry 4

30301 Inorganic Chemistry I 2

30475 Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1
40567 Basic Concepts of Physical Chemistry 4
KBS
PHY 13001 General College Physics I 4
KBS   13002 General College Physics II
4
KBS   13021 General College Physics Laboratory I
1
KBS   13022 General College Physics Laboratory II 1

21430

24001
Frontiers in Astronomy (3)
or
Astronomy (3)
3

MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 
27

*All courses within the Concentration Requirements must be earned with a minimum C (2.0) grade.

Earth Science Concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2011-2012 Roadmap

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (26 credits)Courses count in major GPA*
Type Course Title Credits
CHEM
30301 Inorganic Chemistry I
2

GEOL
21080 Oceanography 3

DG

23063 Earth Materials I
4

31070

32066
Earth Materials II (4)
or
Geomorphology (4)
4
KBS
PHY 13001 General College Physics I 4
KBS   13002 General College Physics II
4
KBS   13021 General College Physics Laboratory I
1
KBS   13022 General College Physics Laboratory II 1

21430

24001
Frontiers in Astronomy (3)
or
Astronomy (3)
3

MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 
26

*All courses within the Concentration Requirements must be earned with a minimum C (2.0) grade.

Life Science Concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2011-2012 Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (27 credits)Courses count in major GPA*
Type Course Title Credits
BSCI 30360
General Ecology
4

40163 Organic Evolution 3

CHEM
30284 Introduction to Biological Chemistry 4

GEOL
21062 Environmental Geology 3

KBS
PHY 13001 General College Physics I 4
KBS   13002 General College Physics II
4
KBS   13021 General College Physics Laboratory I
1
KBS   13022 General College Physics Laboratory II 1

21430

24001
Frontiers in Astronomy (3)
or
Astronomy (3)
3

MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 
27

*All courses within the Concentration Requirements must be earned with a minimum C (2.0) grade.

Physics Concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2011-2012 Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (30 credits)Courses count in major GPA*
Type Course Title Credits
CHEM 40567 Basic Concepts of Physical Chemistry 4

MATH
12003 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II 5

PHY 21430

24001
Frontiers in Astronomy (3)
or
Astronomy (3)
3

23101
General University Physics I
5

23102 General University Physics II
5

30020
Intermediate Physics Laboratory
2

36001 Introduction Modern Physics I 3

32511

36002
Electronics (4)
or
Applications of Modern Physics (3)
3-4
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 
30

*All courses within the Concentration Requirements must be earned with a minimum C (2.0) grade.

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