Jun 23, 2024  
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science, General Science Concentration, B.S.

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Department of Chemistry  
Preston MacDougall, program coordinator

The major in Science has two concentrations-General Science and Health Science. A minimum of 9 semester hours of upper-division courses in either concentration of the Science major must be taken at MTSU. The Science major requires only one minor which must include at least 3 semester hours at the upper-division level taken at MTSU.

The General Science concentration is a broad-based science degree requiring 19 semester hours acceptable for a minor in each of two fields selected from biology, chemistry, and physics plus 8 semester hours from the third field. Each student should work closely with his/her advisor in completing the program for the General Science concentration.

Curriculum: Science, General Science

Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories. 


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 28 Hours


Subtotal: 32 Hours


  • Science major electives 6 credit hours
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts 3 credit hours
  • Minor 3 credit hours
  • Minor or elective (upper division) 3 credit hours
  • Electives (upper division) 12 credit hours
  • Elective 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 30 Hours

Total hours in program: 120

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