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Science (SC)

SC 100 Introduction to Research (1) Introduces essential elements of laboratory safety, laboratory techniques, research ethics, and scientific communication skills. Especially for undergraduate research students.
Effective: Summer 2004
 

SC 101 (AG 100) Job Placement Skills and Strategies (1) Strategies and skills designed to identify career/life goals and implement career decisions.
Effective: Fall 2010
 

SC 200 (GN) Science in Our World: Certainty and Controversy (3) A science appreciation course, aimed at making non-scientists more informed consumers of science.
Effective: Summer 2010
 

SC 201 Medical Professions (1) Learn about the different medical professions and related subjects.
Effective: Summer 2008
 

SC 210 Sophomore Science Seminar (2) Covers topics related to success in upper level courses including critical thinking, library resources, reading primary literature, and communication skills.
Effective: Summer 2004
 

SC 220 Principles and Strategies for Effective STEM Learning I (1) This course is designed to prepare peer-learning mentors for their role in facilitating student centered learning activities. The course content includes a blend of strategies for effective teaching and learning coupled with the opportunity to practice strategies of effective mentorship and feedback to peers and faculty. Through selected readings and course discussions students are introduced to the basic tenants of learning: the role of prior knowledge, the organization of knowledge into networks, the role motivation plays in learning, tools for the development of gaining mastery, effective practice and feedback, the importance of course climate, and the role metacognition plays in achieving self-regulated learning. Each of these topics is covered in one of the seven class periods.
Effective: Summer 2016
 

SC 240 Learning Assistant Experience (1-2/maximum of 8 credits) This course is experiential training in facilitating collaborative active learning in science.
Effective: Summer 2016
  Concurrent: SC 220

SC 294 Research Project Courses (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 1994
 

SC 295 Science Co-op Work Experience I (1-3) A supervised work experience where the student is employed in a scientific position. To be offered for SA/UN grading.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: acceptance into the Eberly College of Science co-op program  

SC 296 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2005
 

SC 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1991
 

SC 395 Science Co-op Work Experience II (1-3) A supervised work experience where the student is employed in a scientific position. To be offered for SA/UN grading.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: SC 295  

SC 400 Consequences of Science (1) A series of lecture/discussions in which science faculty members show the social implications of their research specialty.
Effective: Winter 1978
 

SC 401 Basic Science and Disease (1) Clinical aspects of various disease and how basic scientific information contributes towards understanding and treating disease.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: 4th semester standing or higher standing plus 3 credits in biology and 3 credits in chemistry  

SC 402 Science-Related Employment: Corporate Organization, Opportunities, and Expectations (1-3 per semester/maximum of 3) Present undergraduate and graduate students with information and skills necessary for success in science-related job positions available in industry.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: 5th semester standing or permission of program  

SC 476 Human Dimensions of Health Care (3) Field experience in five or more medical settings; complementary exposure to the scientific literature; weekly discussions.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: 5th semester standing;BIOL 230W andBIOL 240W or equivalent; approval of health sciences committee or coordinator  

SC 494 Research Project Courses (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 1994
 

SC 494H Research Project Courses (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Fall 2007
 

SC 495 Science Co-op Work Experience III (1-3) A supervised work experience where the student is employed in a scientific position. To be offered for SA/UN grading.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: SC 395  

SC 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1996
 

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