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General Science

UW-PARKSIDE 2019-21 CATALOG
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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
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.

3 cr
108

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

3 cr
490

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

1-4 cr
496

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

1-3 cr
499

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

1-3 cr
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