Studying in Science Essential Skills and Strategies (INTS 102.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
INTS 102 91 September 2016 Sandra Bonny (primary instructor)

Description

This course provides beginning undergraduate students with a core set of essential skills and academic strategies to bring their personal strengths forward for success in science and related professional programs. Key topics which will be explored through a combination of lecture and experiential learning include the nature of science, methods of discovery and communication in science, methods of teaching and evaluation used in the sciences, writing for the sciences, and forms of reasoning and argumentation (including mathematics) that are foundational to scientific literacy.

Prerequisite(s)

Students must have completed fewer than 60 credit units including not more than 15 credit units from ACB, ASTR, BIOC, BIOL, BMSC, CHEM, CMPT, EP, GEOL, MATH, MCIM, PHPY, PHYS, STAT, TOX, or any GEOG courses that have been identified as ?Science Program Type? courses.

Note

INTS 102 is complementary to INTS 100 Strategies for Academic Success, with limited overlap in content.

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