Natural Science

Instructions

Proposing a new course for General Education credit: (1) Mark the relevant outcomes, (2) briefly explain how each will be addressed in the course, (3) attach to the course proposal.

Requesting a course substitution: (1) Check the outcomes met by the substituted course, (2) attach to a completed Undergraduate Course Substitution form pdf_icon_sm.

Requirement

All learning outcomes must be met by any course(s) in this category.

Students will demonstrate the ability to....

1. Conduct an experiment, collect and analyze data, and interpret results in a laboratory setting.

2. Analyze, evaluate and test a scientific hypothesis.

3. Use basic scientific language and processes, and be able to distinguish between scientific and non-scientific explanations.

4. Identify unifying principles and repeatable patterns in nature, the values of natural diversity, and apply them to problems of issues of a scientific nature.

5. Analyze and discuss the impact of scientific discovery on human thought and behavior.