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  • CAS NS 101: Integrated Science I
    Laboratory-discussion course. Elementary kinematics and dynamics, conservation laws, introductory electricity and magnetism, properties of light, atoms and molecules, the chemistry and properties of materials. Course work is closely tied to laboratory experiments. Laboratories include computer-based laboratory instruction and computer simulations.
  • CAS NS 102: Integrated Science II
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS NS 101.
    Laboratory-discussion course. Introduction to the evolution of stars, the universe, and planetary systems. Physical description of the planet Earth. Introduction to ecology, environmental science, evolution of life, organisms, and genetics. Students engage in laboratory experiments, group work, and computer simulations.