NSCI 1200  Science in Society  3 Credits  
This course encourages an understanding of how the process of science works. Critical reading, writing, presentation, and analytical skills will be enhanced through a variety of assignments. Topics covered include the history of scientific thought, the scientific method, pseudoscience, and ethics in science, as well as an examination of current issues in science. The goal of this course is to foster an appreciation for, and an understanding of, science and its role in society, as well as providing students with the tools they need to make informed decisions in their personal and public lives.