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Course Descriptions

The biology program will produce biologists with the chemistry, mathematics, and physics background needed to solve biotechnological problems in the coming decades. Those students wishing to strengthen their engineering skills can earn the area minor in biomedical engineering.

BIO 104 - Science in Practice

  • Credit Hours: 4R-0L-4C
  • Term Available: -
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None

This course explores the dispositions and applications of science relevant to understanding a broad range of popular scientific topics. Major concepts include distinguishing science from pseudoscience, information flow and use in science, misinformation tactics used to advance dubious science, and the influence of perspective on interpretation of both science and non-science information. This course counts as a free elective, not a BIO elective, for BIO and BE majors.