Aug 18, 2022  
Fall 2022 - Summer 2023 Academic Catalog 
Fall 2022 - Summer 2023 Academic Catalog

PHYSC 134H - Science, Pseudoscience and Critical Thinking - Honors

3 credits

A reading and discussion intensive course that provides the non-science major with the framework to explore how modern scientists develop and examine their ideas. The course will focus on non-mathematical explorations of critical thinking techniques, scientific methods, pseudoscience and extraordinary claims, peer review, hypothesis testing, the media portrayal of science, and why a scientific theory is not “just a theory.”

Prerequisites: ENG 101