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The GENERAL SCIENCE major will provide students with a broad view of substantive scientific knowledge and the methodology and philosophy of science. The major may appropriate for individuals who seek to work in a laboratory or other technical setting. Education majors who complete this program will meet the science educational requirements for licensure in comprehensive science at the secondary level. Graduates of the program should be able to critically analyze problems faced by our society and the proposed solutions for those problems.

Career opportunities for general science majors:

  • Technical writing.
  • Public policy.
  • Business and law.
  • Education.


General Science Faculty Contacts:

Jeff Kuglitsch, Ph.D.
General Science Program Coordinator
Associate Professor of Earth Science
University of Wisconsin
(252) 985-5338
George Whitwell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Cornell University
(252) 985-5159