Integrated Sciences (SCI)

SCI 100 Discovery Science 4 Credits

"In this freshman-level lecture and lab-based natural science course, students will study how science can contribute to solutions to contemporary issues and experience how the scientific process unfolds to make such contributions. In particular, students will study the selected topics through readings, classroom activities, lectures, laboratories, and student research projects. Topics covered will include factors that influence real world decisions made about the course theme (e.g. political, economic, ethical factors). Topics will vary each semester. During the six hours of class meetings each week, lecture and lab components will be integrated. Field trips will be required.

SCI 100L Discovery Science Lab 0 Credits

This lab is a co-requisite and must be taken with the corresponding course.

Corequisite(s): SCI 100.

SCI 150 Discovery Science 4 Credits

In this freshman-level lecture and lab-based natural science course offered for students in the Discovery Program pilot, students will study the history and philosophy of science, explore how science can contribute to solutions to contemporary issues, and experience how the scientific process unfolds to make such contributions. In particular, students will study the theme selected by the instructor and the scientific process through classroom activities, lectures, laboratories, and student research projects. Topics covered will include factors that influence real world decisions made about the course theme (e.g. political, economic, ethical factors). Six hours of class meetings each week will include lecture and lab components. Field trips may be required.

SCI 410 Seminar in Integrated Sciences 4 Credits

This subject and course number is created for posting of transfer courses only. It is intended for internal office use only, not for student enrollment.

SCI 480 Science Seminar Series 1 Credits

A companion 1 credit pass/fail seminar series to the Science Seminar series. Students in this class will critically evaluate journal articles in multiple scientific disciplines suggested by speakers and discuss them with peers and faculty mentors.