General Science


Overview & Academics

A well-rounded view of scientific knowledge, along with the methodology and philosophy of science, will be earned with a GENERAL SCIENCE degree. Students will be able to critically analyze societal problems from a scientific viewpoint and propose responsible solutions to their communities.

Career Options

  • Technical Writing
  • Public Policy
  • Lawyer
  • Education
  • Technical Sales
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Lab and Industrial Sales

Major Requirements
BIO 101, 102, 123, 200, 222
CHM 111, 112, 121, 122
PHY 211, 212, 221, 222
MAT 121, 213
CIS 211 or 230
Two Earth Science Courses with laboratories from ERS 131, 132, 141, 142, 171, 172
BIO 412, CHM 412, or ERS 495
BIO 421, CHM 402, or ERS 491
12 additional semester hours in upper level courses in BIO, CHM, or PHY.

Minor Requirements
BIO 101, 102
CHM 111, 112
One Earth Science course with laboratory from
ERS 131/132, 141/142, or 171/172
PHY 211, 212
8 semester hours of General Science electives.

General Science Faculty

Department Contact

Dr. Meir Magal, FACSM
Professor of Exercise Science
Exercise Science Program Director
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi
mmagal@ncwc.edu
252.985.5171