College Catalog Fall 2004 - Spring 2006
SCIE

SCIE 110 SCIENCE IN A MODERN SOCIETY

Topics covered include a discussion of the nature of science, a detailed analysis of the scientific method to help students understand how and why people study science, a study of some major scientific experiments and discoveries including the work of recent Nobel Prize winners, a look at the applications and implications of science and technology, ethical considerations in the role and responsibility of the scientist, and the analysis of current issues in science. (NS)

Prerequisite: None

(3: 3, 0) Fall

SCIE 125 EXPLORING PHYSICAL SCIENCE APPLICATIONS

This course is an introduction to astronomy, meteorology, physics, electricity, and chemistry. Scientific topics are illustrated with present-day, real-world examples. This course is particularly suitable for non-science majors. (NS)

Prerequisite: None

(4: 3, 3)

SCIE 290 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN PHYSICAL SCIENCE

This independent study course is designed to permit individual students to pursue topics or projects approved by supervising faculty.

Prerequisites:

1. Completion of at least one semester's work in a degree program at SUNY Delhi.

2. A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00, unless there are extenuating circumstances.

3. At least 3 credit hours in one foundation course, specific to the discipline, with the permission of the Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

4. No more than 6 semester hours of work in independent study may be taken during any one semester, and no more than a total of 15 semester hours in independent study may be applied toward an associate's degree. The total number of semester hours in independent study toward a bachelor's degree is dependent on the specific bachelor's program.

5. The student and his/her sponsor will prepare and submit to the Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences an Independent Study contract proposal for approval.

(1-4: 1-4, 0) or, if lab included, (2: 1, 3) (3: 2, 3) or (4: 3, 3) Offered on request

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