Foundations of Science

HMHV 1150 (3)

This course is designed for students transitioning from high school to college who plan on going into the life sciences with a special emphasis on medicine. The course takes an active learning approach that challenges you to apply your knowledge and work in small groups to solve real-world problems. The goal is to not only teach science, but to also train future scientists and medical doctors who will become life-long learners and leaders in their discipline and community. You will gain a background in fundamental science content, the tools of science and the tools for learning science. This will be accomplished using issues of debate related to science and medicine. Embedded in the discussion will be the fundamental science concepts necessary for explaining the issues. Students will also spend a significant amount of time developing study skills and life skills that will help them to achieve their goals in college and beyond.

Restriction: permission of instructor.

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