Dec 06, 2022
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.
Credit 1 hr May not be repeated for additional credit
Grade Mode Normal (A-F) Course Rotation No planned offerings
Prerequisites - BIO 301 with a “C” or higher
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Additional Information - Department permission required for science majors or minors from other programs.
Often cross-Listed with: and
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Updates: Course Rotation updated 1/2018; Graduate Credit rescinded 2/2015, effective Fall 2015; Course Rotation added 8/2014; Change to prerequisites 7/2014, effective Winter 2015; Cross-Listed 9/2011; Graduate Credit added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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