Scientific Reasoning and Discovery

Students will develop the ability to:

  1. Construct a testable question based upon relevant scientific information.
  2. Identify and evaluate plausible hypotheses.
  3. Implement and evaluate plausible hypotheses.
  4. Test to evaluate hypotheses.
  5. Analyze test results with consideration for future work.
  6. Analyze science-based issues in contemporary society.

Courses:

  • AGR 114 Sustainable Agriculture (4 credits)
  • AST 111 Introduction to Astronomy: The Solar System (4 credits)
  • AST 112 Introduction to Astronomy: Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe (4 credits)
  • BIO 110 Biology of Human Reproduction (3 credits)
  • BIO 111 General Biology I (4 credits)  
  • BIO 115 Survey of Human Anatomy and Physiology (4 credits)
  • BIO 117 Physiology of Wellness (3 credits)
  • BIO 121 Fundamentals of Biological Science I (4 credits)
  • BIO 129 Field Biology (4 credits)
  • BIO 130 The Biology and Behavior of Birds (4 credits)
  • BIO 154 Human Physiology (4 credits)
  • BIO 132 Marine Biology (4 credits)
  • BIO 160 Introduction to Food Science (4 credits)
  • CHM 111 General College Chemistry I (4 credits)
  • CHM 112 General College Chemistry II (4 credits)
  • CHM 113 Fundamentals of Chemistry I (4 credits)
  • CHM 114 Fundamentals of Chemistry II (4 credits)
  • EGR 113 Introduction to Robotics (4 credits)
  • EGR 141 Introduction to Environment (3 credits)
  • EGR 172 Material Science (4 credits)
  • GLG 101 Introduction to Physical Geology (4 credits)
  • PHY 211 General Physics I (4 credits)
  • SCI 112 Principles of Ecology (4 credits)
  • SCI 113 Physical Science (4 credits)
  • SCI 115 Science and Care of Plants (4 credits)
  • SCI 116 Science, Technology, and Society: The Chemistry of Hazardous Toxic Materials (4 credits)
  • SCI 119 Coastal Science (4 credits)
  • SCI 240 Introduction to Oceanography (4 credits)