Science Requirements

All majors must complete one course of Biology (BIOL 1010 or BIOL 1610 highly recommended), one course of Physical Science, and one additional course from either of those two areas for a minimum total of 9 credits. One Lab Course is recommended.

BIOLOGY

* May be used as the third science only
Course # Course Name Credits 
BIOL 1010/101H      General Biology 3
BIOL 1070 Genetics 3
BIOL 1200 Prehistoric Life 3
BIOL 1500 Biological Anthropology 3
BIOL 1610 College Biology I 4
BIOL 1620 College BiologyII 4
BIOL 204R Natural History Excursion* 3
BIOL 2500 Environmental Biology 3
BOT 2050 Field Botany 3
BOT 2100 Flora of Utah 3
BOT 2400 Plant Kingdom 4
BTEC 1010 Fundamentals in Biotechnology 3
HLTH 3400 Human Diseases 3
MICR 2060 Microbiology for Health Professions 4
NUTR 2020 Nutrition Through Life Cycle 3
ZOOL 1090 Introduction to Human Anatomy/Physiology           3
ZOOL 2320232H          Human Anatomy 4

* May be used as the third science only

Please consult the latest version of the UVU Catalog for current requirements.

 

Science

PHYSICAL SCIENCE

Course # Course Name Credits 
ASTR 1040104H        Elementary Astronomy 3
ASTR 1050 Investigations of Solar Systems 3
ASTR 1060 Investigations of Stars and Galaxies 3
ASTR 1070/107H Cultural Astronomy in Our Lives 3
ASTR 1090 Life in the Universe 3
CHEM 1010 Introduction to Chemistry 3
CHEM 1110 Elementary Chemistry for Health Sciences 4
CHEM 1120 Elementary Organic Bio-Chemistry 4
CHEM 1210 Principles of Chemistry I 4
CHEM 1220 Principles of Chemistry II 4
ENVT 1110 Introduction to Environmental Management        3
GEO 1010101H Introduction to Geology 3
GEO 1020 Prehistoric Life 3
GEO 1080 Introduction to Oceanography 3
GEO 1220 Historical Geology 3
GEO 204R Natural History Excursion 3
GEOG 1000 Intro to Physical Geography 3
METO 1010 Introduction to Meteorology 3
METO 1060 Climate of the Earth 3
PHSC 1000 Survey of Physical Science 3
PHYS 1010 Elementary Physics 3
PHYS 1700 Descriptive Acoustics 3
PHYS 1800 Energy You and the Environment 3
PHYS 2010 College Physics I 4
PHYS 2020 College Physics II 4
PHYS 2210 Physics for Scientists/Engineers I 4
PHYS 2220 Physics for Scientists/Engineers II 4
TECH 1010 Understanding Technology* 3