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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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STEP 102 - Scientific Perspectives and Experimentation II

Second course in a three-quarter seminar series. Students continue developing scientific research and writing skills, study a scientific problem relevant to a current societal issue, and design and conduct laboratory, engineering, computer, and/or field investigations. Students must take STEP 101, 102, and 103 to receive credit for Academic Writing II. Course will be offered every year (Winter).

Prerequisites: STEP 101.

Credits: (2)

General Education Category: NS-Applications Natural Science. K1 - Academic Writing II: Reasoning & Research

General Education Pathways: P3 Perspectives on Current Issues, P5 Sustainability, P6 Ways of Knowing

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Use scientific concepts and processes to investigate a scientific problem important to the student and society.
  • Collect, analyze, and interpret quantitative and qualitative data to address scientific questions.
  • Contribute to a scientific team to investigate a problem.
  • Communicate in writing and orally to a scientific audience.

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