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General Science

Program Overview Course Information

UW-PARKSIDE 2017-19 CATALOG

Greenquist 344 • 262-595-2744

College:
Natural and Health Sciences

Overview

General science courses provide a broad introduction to science and the scientific method for the non-science major. These courses demonstrate the university’s commitment to develop informed citizens who participate in their society with knowledge and understanding of science. Courses in this area are particularly useful for students preparing for careers in education.


Courses in General Science (GSCI)

102 Science and Pseudoscience 3 cr
 

Prereq: None. Freq: Fall, Spring.
This course provides a general introduction to the meaning and method of true science, which will be examined in relation to fringe and pseudoscience topics. Three-hour lecture.

     
108 Introduction to Bioinformatics and Molecular Medicine 3 cr
 

Prereq: None. Freq: Occasionally.
Basic understanding of molecular aspects regarding health combined with related computer programming experience and discussion of ethical issues. 

     
490 Special Topics 1-4 cr
 

Prereq: None. Freq: Occasionally.
Selected topics in science will be examined.

     
496 Internship 1-3 cr
 

Prereq: Consent of instructor and department chair. Freq: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Supervised science education experience arranged outside of the university settin

     
499 Independent Study 1-3 cr
 

Prereq: Consent of instructor and department chair. Freq: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Supervised experiences related to science education.

     

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