2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 23, 2024  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

System Goal #6: Natural Sciences

Credit Hours: 6

Students will understand the fundamental principles of the natural sciences and apply scientific methods of inquiry to investigate the natural world.

Student Learning Outcomes: As a result of taking courses meeting this goal, students will:

  1. Demonstrate the scientific method in a laboratory experience;
  2. Gather and critically evaluate data using the scientific method;
  3. Identify and explain the basic concepts, terminology and theories of the selected natural sciences;
  4. Apply selected natural science concepts and theories to contemporary issues.

Each course meeting this goal includes the following student learning outcomes:

Required: #1, #2, #3 and #4

Note: The course used to meet IGR #2 must have a different prefix than the courses used to meet System Goals #3, #4 and #6.