Bates College Course Catalog, including majors and minors, department requirements, course descriptions and seminar information. What does it mean to "think like a scientist"? In this course, students apply knowledge and skills from other science and mathematics courses to the study of contemporary issues in science. This year-long sequence integrates scientific and quantitative concepts commonly covered in first-year science and math courses. With readings, class discussions, individual and group work, students examine and analyze case studies and the scientific literature on various topics. Throughout the course, emphasis is given to how we develop and understand scientific knowledge. One-half course credit is granted upon completion of the course. Corequisite(s): one of the following: any 100-level biology or geology course; CHEM 107A; FYS 274; MATH 105, 106, 205 or 206; NRSC 160; NS/PH 117; or PHYS 107. Not open to students who have received credit for INDS 115. Enrollment limited to 12. Instructor permission is required. Normally offered every year. J. Smedley.
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