College of Science Core Curriculum Requirements
The College of Science core curriculum provides students greater flexibility in developing scientific and professional knowledge and skills. The Science Core curriculum supports six outcomes important to a College of Science education. Interested students may learn more about the planning process that led to developing the 2007 core curriculum and the six outcomes necessary to achieving a College of Science degree.
College of Science Core Curriculum
All students starting Purdue University Fall semester 2007 or later are required to pursue the 2007 Science Core curriculum.The College of Science Core Curriculum requires the completion of approved coursework and/or experiential learning opportunities in the following scientific and professional development areas:
- Technical Writing and Technical Presentation
- Great Issues
- General Education
Earning Core Curricular Requirements through Experience
Students may meet select core curriculum requirements through approved experiential learning opportunities. Interested students should contact their academic advisor for more information on this option and incorporating experiential learning into their four-year program of study. More information on earning requirements through experience.
Not Recommended Course List
College of Science students will complete math and science coursework at the disciplinary level. The university offers coursework below this level, which the College does not recommend. To view these courses, go to the Not Recommended Course List.
College of Science Core Curriculum Requirements previous to 2007
Students who began their degree programs before Fall 2007 may choose to complete their current curriculum or to pursue the 2007 core curriculum.
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