2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Jan 29, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IDS 200H - Scientific Thought and Data Analysis, Honors (3 Credits)


This course explores and applies the methods of modern science in the context of the cultural issues that define the present day workings and future of human beings. It focuses on modern science as a powerful and often controlling societal force, as seen through its influence in politics, business, health, industry and technology. The primary focus of this course is the seminar discussion of readings and theory. To support the connection between theory and practice, a portion of the course each week is devoted to experimentation and data analysis. This course is one of two core courses in the honors program and is required for honors program graduates. This course includes a field trip. Lecture Hours: 39. Prerequisite(s): ENG 101  with a grade of “B” or better. Corequisite(s): MTH 102  or higher. Materials Fee: $40. Usually offered in the spring.