2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Interdisciplinary Natural Science (NSCI)

Courses with an * Lab required. 

NSCI-1110: Concepts in Chemistry and Biology (4 hours)

A study of the fundamental principles of chemistry and biology. This course may not be counted toward any biology major, minor or designation. Fee: Required. Includes a Lab.

NSCI-1120: Concepts in Physics and Earth Science (4 hours)

A study of fundamental concepts shared by physics, earth and space science. This course may not be counted toward any biology major, minor or designation. Fee: Required. Prerequisite: C or higher in MAT-1000. Includes a Lab.

NSCI-1500: Medical Terminology (3 hours)

A course for medical terminology. The course will cover word prefixes, suffixes and roots, and provides an opportunity for students to develop a medical vocabulary that is extremely useful for all the preprofessional health careers. Cross-Listed: BIO-1500.

NSCI-1970: Energy and Our Environment (3 hours)

A study of the physical and chemical principles of energy. Issues of energy conservation and usage, together with their environmental impacts, are considered from the perspectives of chemistry, earth science, physics and biology. Fee: Required. IAI LP 900L. Includes a Lab.

NSCI-1981: Introduction to Sustainability (4 hours)

An introductory interdisciplinary study of the natural sciences as they can be applied to the concepts of sustainability. Concepts and history of development and the origins of concerns about sustainability. Laboratory fee if offered as in-person course. Fee: Required. Includes a Lab.