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2018-2019 Bradford Campus Catalog
University of Pittsburgh Bradford
2018-2019 Bradford Campus Catalog 
  Feb 22, 2020
2018-2019 Bradford Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Physical Sciences, BS

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Contact: Professor Hashim Yousif, Program Director

The BS degree in physical sciences develops an understanding of the natural world by the integrated study of biology, chemistry, and computer science/mathematics, in addition to other course requirements. Students must select a concentration option in biology, chemistry, or geology in addition to other course requirements. Students are prepared for employment in technical phases of government and industry, as well as for graduate study in the sciences.

Note: This program is currently undergoing revisions to more accurately reflect industry needs. Students should consult the program director for updated requirements.

Degree Requirements

Total credits required for the major: 74-81

General Education Program Requirements and Electives -Variable

(See General Education Program  and General Requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree  under Academic Policies and Guidelines for further details.)

Please be advised

Please be advised that some programs or courses of study require that students complete rotations, fieldwork, internships/externships and/or teaching assignments at facilities external to the university, while other programs or courses of study may offer voluntary internships or externships at facilities external to the university. Depending on the program or course, such facilities will or may require a criminal background check, an act 33/34 clearance (if applicable), and perhaps a drug screen to determine participant qualification or eligibility. Additionally, in order to become licensed, many states will inquire as to whether the applicant has been convicted of a misdemeanor, a felony, or a felonious or illegal act associated with alcohol and/or substance abuse.

Suggested Course of Study

Biology Concentration

Chemistry Concentration

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