Science and Mathematics

Environmental Science Major

The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Environmental Science is designed for students who plan to seek employment in an environmentally related vocation immediately upon graduation. It is not intended to prepare the student for further graduate studies in the life or physical sciences or as preparation for medical, dental or veterinary programs.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing a major in Environmental Science will be able to:

Binary Program in Engineering

Students who are interested in pursuing a career in engineering may enter the Binary Program in Engineering. Students who major in mathematics or science at Notre Dame College can apply for admission to a binary program at Case Western Reserve University. The application should be made during the junior year. However, a freshman entering Notre Dame College should make known to the academic advisor the intent to enter the binary program so that appropriate course selection may occur.

Area of Concentration for Middle childhood license (Gr. 4-9)

20 Credits

BI 110, 111, or
112, 113 General Biology and Lab
BI 200, 201 Environmental Science and Lab
CH 100, 101 General Chemistry or
CH 111, 113 College Chemistry and Lab
CH 220, 221 Earth Science and Lab
PS 150, 151 Concepts in Physics and Lab
See EDUCATION for Professional Education Requirements.

Adolescent to Young Adult License in Life Science (Gr. 7-12)

54 Credits

Biology Requirements:
BI 110, 111,
112, 113 General Biology and Lab
BI 270, 271 Cell Biology and Lab
BI 310, 311 Ecology and Lab

Eight credits from:
BI 300, 301 Mammalian Anatomy and
Physiology I and Lab
BI 302, 303 Mammalian Anatomy and
Physiology II and Lab
BI 320 Evolution
BI 420, 421 Developmental Biology and Lab
Eight credits from:
BI 340, 341 Parasitology and Lab

Ecology/Environmental Science


24 to 27 additional credits to the Biology Program Core Credits

Comprehensive Biology


26 additional credits to the Biology Program Core Credits

The Comprehensive Biology program will prepare students for graduate studies and research, medicine, podiatry, dentistry, veterinary medicine, allied health and applied biology. Graduates will have acquired a broad foundation of knowledge in the biological and physical sciences as well as the ability to use this knowledge.

Exercise Science Concentration


31 additional credits to the Biology Program Core Credits

The Exercise Science concentration is designed to prepare students interested in continuing their education through a graduate program to earn an advanced degree in physical therapy.


In addition to the core courses, the students choosing the Exercise Science concentration will complete the following requirements:

BI 300, 301        Human Anatomy and Physiology for Majors I and Lab

General Biology Concentration


11 additional credits to the Biology Program Core Credits

Binary Program in Engineering

Students majoring in mathematics or science can apply for admission to the binary program at Case Western Reserve University. At the conclusion of the engineering degree requirements at Case Western, the student will receive a B.S. degree from Notre Dame College and a B.S. degree from Case Western Reserve University.  The program takes a minimum of five years.

Sociology Minor

18 Credits
SO 201 Introduction to Sociology
SO 222 Problems of Contemporary Society
SO 320 Marriage and Family in a Diverse Society

Plus 9 credits from upper biennium offerings in Sociology.



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