2022-2023 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog
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UFSI 201 - Scientific Inquiry: Theories and Practices (4)


Exploration of the fundamental methodological and philosophical assumptions of scientific inquiry. Through the study of ideas and theories pioneered by Aristotle, Galileo, Newton, Darwin, Einstein and others, students will investigate the nature of the scientific method, examine unifying concepts in various scientific disciplines, and consider how changing conceptions of scientific theory and practice have affected our criteria for establishing reliable knowledge. Satisfies one natural and computational science requirement for students in most programs; however, some programs may require specific or additional science courses to meet their general education natural and computational science requirement. Offered: Fall.



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