Nov 30, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Current Academic Year] 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Current Academic Year]
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ESSC 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 Fall (odd yrs.)

Prerequisites - ESSC 110  and ESSC 111  
Other Restrictions -
Restriction by Major -
Restriction by Class - Sophomore standing or above

Additional Information - Department permission required for Non-Earth Science Majors or Minors

Keywords: Earth Science Earth Systems 
Often cross-Listed with:   and   
Equivalent Courses: BIO 406, BIOL 406, BIO 506, ESSC 506, CHEM 406
Updates: Graduate Credit rescinded 11/2015, effective Fall 2016; Course Rotation added 12/2014; Graduate Credit added 7/2011

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