UNIV 217R

Topics in Physical Science

Undergraduate Education

Course Description

Survey or introduction to principles of physical sciences; topics may include but are not limited to chemistry, physics, geology, etc.

When Taught

Contact Department

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 10: A, B, C, D, E, T, I (Standard grade rule with a T option)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Note

The course will fill the GE Physical Science requirement.

Title

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcome

By the end of this course, students will be able to Apply methods and tools from the physical sciences to explore a question, theme or topic. Evaluate evidence, data, and opinions through analysis and scrutiny of methodologies, experimental results, personal, disciplinary, and societal biases, and stakeholder priorities. Recognize and integrate different ways of knowing, including approaches rooted in the gospel of Jesus Christ, as they analyze a question, theme, or topic. Communicate conclusions in oral, visual, or written format using relevant vocabulary and judicious interpretation of evidence.