Physical and Life Science Core Curriculum
Illinois General Education Core Requirements
Students completing the following general education courses will be considered as having met the Illinois General Education Core Curriculum. The list of courses is effective as of February 2007; check with a counselor for updated information or check the IAI web site for updated listings at Southwestern and the 100+ other Illinois institutions that are IAI participants.
Physical and Life Science: 2 courses (7 to 8 semester credits)
- One course selected from Life Sciences
- One course from Physical Sciences. (At least one laboratory course must be included)
- Courses that include a lab component are marked with an asterisk (*).
Mathematics: 1 or 2 courses (3 to 6 semester credits)
|Course Number||Course Description||Credits|
|*BIOL-100||General Biology: Ecology, Evolution and Genetics (IAI-L1 900L)||4|
|*BIOL-101||Principles of Biology (IAI – L1 900L)||4|
|*BIOL-104||Biology for Elementary Teachers (IAI-L1 900L)||4|
|*BIOL-108||General Ecology (IAI – L1 905L)||4|
|*BIOL-151||Fundamental Botany (IAI – L1 901L)||4|
|**BIOL-106||Environmental Science (IAI – L1 905)||3|
|** Does not apply to the Associate Degree requirements at Southwestern Illinois College|