General Science Program Requirements


Major: 41 credits
BIO 103, 104; CHE 104, 105, 107, 110, 111, 402; MAT 131, 209; PHY 103, 110, 111; 3 credits in research and independent study; CIS 114.  

Electives:
10-14 credits
To be chosen in one area: biology, chemistry, or physics as an area of concentration.

Minor:
19-23 credits
Complete two courses from each discipline (Biology, Chemistry, Physics): BIO 103, 104, 109, 203; CHE 102, 103, 106, 203; PHY 103, 106, 110, 111. Students may not earn credit for both BIO 203 and CHE 203. Other courses from these disciplines may be substituted with the assistance of the student’s academic advisor.

Contact Information

Rosemarie C. Chinni, Ph.D.
Science & Mathematics Department Chair

     Bernardine Hall 3208
     610.568.1492
     rosemarie.chinni@alvernia.edu

Student Perspective

"In chemistry, it's all about your lab technique. At Alvernia I learned how to do chemistry, correctly and efficiently. I learned to work at a quick pace and think ahead." -Jason Betz '08, Adpen Laboratories, Jacksonville, FL