Required GEC statement
The following is posted at the explicit direction of the Provost.
course objective for a more personalized description.
Physics 367 is both
a Second Writing Course in the Writing category of
the GEC and a Physical Science course in the Natural Science
category of the GEC (except for majors in physics).
Writing courses across disciplines develop students' skills in writing,
reading, critical thinking, and oral expression.
Courses in natural sciences foster an understanding of the
theories and methods of modern science, the relationship between science
and technology, and the effects of science and technology on the
- Students apply basic skills in expository writing.
- Students demonstrate critical thinking through written and oral
- Students retrieve and use written information analytically and
- Natural science
- Students understand the basic facts, principles, theories and
of modern science.
- Students learn key events in the history of science.
- Students provide examples of the inter-dependence of scientific and
- Students discuss social and philosophical implications of scientific
discoveries and understand the potential of science and technology to
address problems of the contemporary world.
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