Science Meta-Major

Meta majors are categories of interest designed to help students focus on academic pathways
aligned with intended careers and transfer programs. Meta-majors, sometimes referred to as
career clusters or communities of interest, group individual majors under a larger academic umbrella. These programs help you make connections between your studies and different career tracks. You will also have set schedules depending on your meta-major.

The Meta Major for Science represents interest in the following majors: Pre-professional programs such as Physical Therapy, Medicine, Pharmacy and Exercise Science. This area also includes Athletic Training and Agriculture. However, it is not limited to these majors.

Science Meta-Major

Science Path

First Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
ENG-XXX English Course based on Placement
3.0-4.0
MAT-XXX Math Course based on Placement
4.0
SDV-108 College Experience for Science Majors
1.0
BIO-112 General Biology
4.0
CHM-165 General Chemistry
4.0
 
Total Hours: 16.0-17.0

Second Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
ENG-XXX English Course based on Placement
3.0-4.0
BIO-113 General Biology II
3.0
CHM-175 General Chemistry II
4.0
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology
3.0
HUM-XXX Humanities Elective
3.0
 
Total Hours: 16.0-17.0

Advisor

Sara Scharf 515-574-1005 scharf@iowacentral.edu