GPS 0110 - Science for Future Presidents

Credits: 3

A broad and rigorous examination of important scientific topics and questions that are necessary to understand in order to make informed decisions in the 21st century. This course takes an interdisciplinary approach across the fields of biological, physical, and Earth/space sciences, addressing current scientific issues with an emphasis on connecting science, human impacts, and policy choices. Specific topics may include: climate change, sustainability, biotechnology, and space exploration. Readings, writings, discussions, and a position paper allow students to expand and refine their scientific literacy and understanding of societal connections.


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