MnTC Goal Area 3:  
Natural Sciences

Goal:  To improve students’ understanding of natural science principles and of the methods of scientific inquiry.  Students are encouraged to study both the biological and physical sciences. 
 
Minimum 8 credits/2 disciplines-one from Group A and one from Group B (courses may be cross-listed with Goals 7-10 as indicated below in brackets [ ] ).  Course credit value indicated in (  ).

Group A
Biology 100 - Introduction to Biology  (4) [10]        
Biology 108 - Human Biology  (4)    
Biology 131 - Conservation of Nat. Resources  (3) [10]
Biology 141 - Environmental Science  (4) [10]
Biology 151 – People, Sustain & Environment (4) [10]  
Biology 200 - General Biology I  (5)
Biology 201 - General Biology II  (5) [10]
Biology 210 - Human Anatomy  (4)
Biology 211 - Human Physiology  (4)
Biology 212 - Human Anat. and Physiology I  (4)
Biology 213 - Human Anat. and Physiology II  (4)
Biology 215 - Microbiology  (4)
Environmental Science 131 - Conservation of Nat Resources  (3) [10]
Environmental 141 - Environmental Science  (4) [10]
Environmental Science 151 – People, Sustain & Environment  (4) [10]
 
Group B
Chemistry 100 - Intro to Chemistry  (4) [10] 
Chemistry 101 - Survey of Chemistry  (4) [10]
Chemistry 102 - General Chemistry I  (4) [10]
Chemistry 103 - General Chemistry II  (4)
Chemistry 151 - Principles of Chemistry I  (5) [10]  
Chemistry 152 - Principles of Chemistry II  (5)
Earth Science 110 - Physical Geology  (4) [10]         
Earth Science 112 - Intro to Meteorology  (4) [10]
Earth Science 113 - Intro to Astronomy  (4)
Earth Science 114 – Natural Disasters (4) [10]          
Physics 100 - Concepts in Physics  (4)
Physics 101 - College Physics  (4)
Physics 102 - College Physics  (4)
Physics 121 - General Physics  (5)
Physics 122 - General Physics  (5)
Science 105 - Physical Science  (4)
Science 106 - Introduction to Forensic Science  (4)




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