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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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