Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Slippery Rock University

Science (SCI)

SCI 101 -  Science of Life  

A one semester foundational science course intended to provide students with: 1. An understanding of the scientific process; 2. Fundamental sclentific literacy; 3. Background knowledge in biological and chemical concepts; 4. An understanding of how to collect, analyze, and interpret scientific data. This course is a combined lecture and lab course that will cover contemporary issues dlrectly within the fields of biology and chemistry.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Fall & Spring Terms

Enrollment limited to students with the ROCK STUDIES STUDENT attribute.

SCI 102 -  Understanding the Physical World  

A one semester foundational science course intended to provide students with: 1. An understanding of the scientific process; 2.Fundamental scientific literacy; 3. Foundational knowledge in geology, environmental science, space science, and physics concepts; 4. An understanding of how to collect, analyze, and interpret scientific data. A combined lecture and lab course that will explore contemporary issues directly related to geology, environmental science, space science, and physics.

Credits: 3

Term(s) Typically Offered: Offered Fall & Spring Terms

Enrollment limited to students with the ROCK STUDIES STUDENT attribute.