Sep 20, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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BIO 406 - The Nature of Science


This course examines the nature of scientific evidence, inquiry, hypothesis, models and laws. The development of science is put in the context of the structure and history of the scientific community. Interactions among scientists and between scientists and the rest of society are studied from an ethical perspective.

Cross-Listed with   and   

Credit 1 hr Normal (A-F)
May not be repeated for additional credit

Course Rotation: No planned offerings

Prerequisites - BIO 301 with a “C” or higher 
Other Restrictions -
Restriction by Major -
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Additional Information: Department permission required for science majors or minors from other programs.

Keywords: biology 
Equivalent Courses: BIO 506, BIOL 406, ESSC 406, ESSC 506, CHEM 406
Updates: Course Rotation updated 1/2018; Graduate Credit rescinded 2/2015, effective Fall 2015; Course Rotation added 8/2014; Change to prerequisites 7/2014, effective Winter 2015; Cross-Listed 9/2011; Graduate Credit added 7/2011


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