Natural Scientific Investigation

Natural Scientific Investigation (FC-NATSCI) is a required Focus Capacity course in the IDEAs in Action curriculum

A single course may be used to fulfill only one Focus Capacity requirement (not including lab). 

Approved Courses
ANTH 148IDEAs in Action General Education logo Human Origins3
ANTH 217IDEAs in Action General Education logo Human Biology in Comparative Perspective3
ANTH 298IDEAs in Action General Education logo Biological Anthropology Theory and Practice3
ANTH 315IDEAs in Action General Education logo Human Genetics and Evolution3
ANTH 318IDEAs in Action General Education logo Human Growth and Development3
ANTH 413IDEAs in Action General Education logo Laboratory Methods: Archaeobotany3
ANTH 414IDEAs in Action General Education logo Laboratory Methods: Human Osteology3
ANTH 415IDEAs in Action General Education logo Laboratory Methods: Zooarchaeology3
ANTH 520IDEAs in Action General Education logo Linguistic Phonetics3
ASTR 100IDEAs in Action General Education logo Understanding the Universe3
ASTR 101IDEAs in Action General Education logo Introduction to Astronomy: The Solar System H3
ASTR 102IDEAs in Action General Education logo Introduction to Astronomy: Stars, Galaxies & Cosmology H3
ASTR 103IDEAs in Action General Education logo Alien Life in the Universe3
ASTR 110IDEAs in Action General Education logo Astrophotography of the Multi-Wavelength Universe3
BIOL 53IDEAs in Action General Education logo First-Year Seminar: Biotechnology: Genetically Modified Foods to the Sequence of the Human Genome3
BIOL 64IDEAs in Action General Education logo First-Year Seminar: Modeling Fluid Flow through and around Organs and Organisms3
BIOL 66IDEAs in Action General Education logo First-year seminar: Evolution and the Science of Life3
BIOL 101IDEAs in Action General Education logo Principles of Biology H3
BIOL 103IDEAs in Action General Education logo How Cells Function3
BIOL 104IDEAs in Action General Education logo Biodiversity3
BIOL 220IDEAs in Action General Education logo Molecular Genetics3
BIOL 252IDEAs in Action General Education logo Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology H3
BIOL 255IDEAs in Action General Education logo The Evolution of Extraordinary Adaptations H4
BIOL 271IDEAs in Action General Education logo Plant Biology3
BIOL 274IDEAs in Action General Education logo Plant Diversity3
BIOL 544LIDEAs in Action General Education logo Laboratory in Diseases of the Cytoskeleton3
CHEM 101IDEAs in Action General Education logo General Descriptive Chemistry I3
CHEM 102IDEAs in Action General Education logo General Descriptive Chemistry II H3
ENEC 202IDEAs in Action General Education logo Introduction to the Environmental Sciences4
ENEC 203IDEAs in Action General Education logo Introduction to Environmental Science Problem Solving3
ENEC 324IDEAs in Action General Education logo Water in Our World: Introduction to Hydrologic Science and Environmental Problems3
ENVR 135IDEAs in Action General Education logo Environment-ECUIPP Lab: Connecting with communities through environmental research for Public Health3
GEOG 50IDEAs in Action General Education logo First-Year Seminar: Mountain Environments H3
GEOG 65IDEAs in Action General Education logo First-Year Seminar: Climate Change and the Media H3
GEOG 111IDEAs in Action General Education logo Weather and Climate3
GEOG 141IDEAs in Action General Education logo Geography for Future Leaders3
GEOG 212IDEAs in Action General Education logo Environmental Conservation and Global Change3
GEOG 269IDEAs in Action General Education logo Human-Environment Interactions in the Galapagos Islands3
GEOG 370IDEAs in Action General Education logo Introduction to Geographic Information3
GEOG 392IDEAs in Action General Education logo Research Methods in Geography3
GEOG 410IDEAs in Action General Education logo Modeling of Environmental Systems3
GEOG 414IDEAs in Action General Education logo Climate Change3
GEOG 416IDEAs in Action General Education logo Applied Climatology: The Impacts of Climate and Weather on Environmental and Social Systems3
GEOG 567IDEAs in Action General Education logo Geospatial Data Analysis with Google Earth Engine3
GEOL 101IDEAs in Action General Education logo Planet Earth3
GEOL 103IDEAs in Action General Education logo The Marine Environment3
GEOL 200IDEAs in Action General Education logo The Solid Earth3
GEOL 202IDEAs in Action General Education logo Earth Systems History3
GEOL 324IDEAs in Action General Education logo Water in Our World: Introduction to Hydrologic Science and Environmental Problems3
LING 200IDEAs in Action General Education logo Phonology3
LING 520IDEAs in Action General Education logo Linguistic Phonetics3
MASC 57IDEAs in Action General Education logo First-Year Seminar: From "The Sound of Music" to "The Perfect Storm" H3
MASC 101IDEAs in Action General Education logo The Marine Environment3
MASC 314IDEAs in Action General Education logo Earth Systems in a Changing World3
MATH 63IDEAs in Action General Education logo First-Year Seminar: From "The Sound of Music" to "The Perfect Storm" H3
MUSC 51IDEAs in Action General Education logo First-Year Seminar: The Interplay of Music and Physics3
NSCI 175IDEAs in Action General Education logo Introduction to Neuroscience3
NSCI 568IDEAs in Action General Education logo Emotion3
PHIL 351IDEAs in Action General Education logo Philosophy of Physics H3
PHYS 51IDEAs in Action General Education logo First-Year Seminar: The Interplay of Music and Physics3
PHYS 55IDEAs in Action General Education logo First-Year Seminar: Introduction to Mechatronics4
PHYS 100IDEAs in Action General Education logo How Things Work4
PHYS 101IDEAs in Action General Education logo Basic Concepts of Physics4
PHYS 106IDEAs in Action General Education logo Inquiry into the Physical World4
PHYS 114IDEAs in Action General Education logo General Physics I: For Students of the Life Sciences4
PHYS 115IDEAs in Action General Education logo General Physics II: For Students of the Life Sciences4
PHYS 118IDEAs in Action General Education logo Introductory Calculus-based Mechanics and Relativity4
PHYS 119IDEAs in Action General Education logo Introductory Calculus-based Electromagnetism and Quanta4
PHYS 281LIDEAs in Action General Education logo Experimental Techniques in Physics3
PLAN 647IDEAs in Action General Education logo Coastal Management Policy3
PLAN 656IDEAs in Action General Education logo Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation3
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Honors version available. An honors course fulfills the same requirements as the nonhonors version of that course. Enrollment and GPA restrictions may apply.