- A Saint Mary’s student uses scientific methods to investigate questions appropriate to the natural sciences.
- A Saint Mary’s student demonstrates specific knowledge of processes and principles underlying natural phenomena.
- A Saint Mary’s student identifies, analyzes, and evaluates critical scientific issues and approaches pertaining to the issues that face her as a citizen.
NOTE: The Sophia Program represents a dynamic curriculum with regular changes and new courses certified for particular learning outcomes. The following lists of Sophia Program course certifications are accurate at the time of publication. Not all sections of all courses have been certified for the Sophia Program. The class schedule search feature in PRISM, as well as the current schedule pdf, provides section-level certification details.
Achieve Natural Science Learning Outcomes through two of the following (at least one of which must be a laboratory course):
|BIO 105||Cells to Self||4 hours|
||Mendel, Darwin and the World We Live In
|BIO 120||Human Genetics and Society
|BIO 153||Foundations of Biology I
|BIO 154||Foundations of Biology II||4 hours|
|CHEM 101||Chemistry in Context||4 hours|
|CHEM 118||Integrated General, Organic and Bio-Chemistry||5 hours|
|CHEM 121||Principles of Chemistry I
||Introduction to Environmental Science||3 hours|
|PHYS 101||Introductory Topics in Physics: Motion||3 hours|
||Introductory Topics in Physics: 21st Century Energy