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NS 101 Science of Nature I 4 Credits
Science of Nature courses aim to initiate a curiosity and desire for learning ?scientific thinking? in students and at the same time to introduce some of the basic concepts of physical, chemical and biological sciences in connection with questions concerning the universe, nature and our daily life. The NS 101 course consists of two modules ?(1) Are we alone in the universe?? and ?(2) Is antibiotics resistance a big threat to the existence of humankind?? Scientific methodology and fundamental concepts in the physical, chemical, and biological sciences are introduced through an integrated approach in the framework of these questions. Upon completing NS 101, students will be able to: 1. Demonstrate skills for critical thinking, reasoning and problem solving through integration of different concepts and information. 2. Distinguish among scientific laws, hypothesis and theory and use them to differentiate facts from fiction. 3. Apply mathematical concepts to solve quantitative problems. 4. Demonstrate fundamental knowledge of the terminology, major concepts and theories of one or more fields in physical, chemical, and biological sciences. 5. Describe the role of science and technology, and develop skills for communicating scientific concepts and facts to society in general. 6. Demonstrate professionalism and ethics when using scientific approach to make informed decision in daily life situations.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Spring 2019-2020 Science of Nature I 4
Fall 2019-2020 Science of Nature I 4
Summer 2018-2019 Science of Nature I 4
Spring 2018-2019 Science of Nature I 4
Fall 2018-2019 Science of Nature I 4
Spring 2017-2018 Science of Nature I 4
Fall 2017-2018 Science of Nature I 4
Spring 2016-2017 Science of Nature I 4
Fall 2016-2017 Science of Nature I 4
Spring 2015-2016 Science of Nature I 4
Fall 2015-2016 Science of Nature I 4
Spring 2014-2015 Science of Nature I 4
Fall 2014-2015 Science of Nature I 4
Spring 2013-2014 Science of Nature I 4
Fall 2013-2014 Science of Nature I 4
Spring 2012-2013 Science of Nature I 4
Fall 2012-2013 Science of Nature I 4
Spring 2011-2012 Science of Nature I 4
Fall 2011-2012 Science of Nature I 4
Summer 2010-2011 Science of Nature I 4
Spring 2010-2011 Science of Nature I 4
Fall 2010-2011 Science of Nature I 4
Spring 2009-2010 Science of Nature I 4
Fall 2009-2010 Science of Nature I 4
Spring 2008-2009 Science of Nature I 4
Fall 2008-2009 Science of Nature I 4
Spring 2007-2008 Science of Nature I 4
Fall 2007-2008 Science of Nature I 4
Spring 2006-2007 Science of Nature I 4
Fall 2006-2007 Science of Nature I 4
Summer 2005-2006 Science of Nature I 4
Fall 2005-2006 Science of Nature I 4
Summer 2004-2005 Science of Nature I 4
Fall 2004-2005 Science of Nature I 4
Summer 2003-2004 Science of Nature I 4
Fall 2003-2004 Science of Nature I 4
Fall 2002-2003 Science of Nature I 4
Fall 2001-2002 Science of Nature I 4
Fall 2000-2001 Science of Nature I 4
Fall 1999-2000 Science of Nature I 4

Prerequisite: __
Corequisite: NS 101R
ECTS Credit: 6 ECTS (6 ECTS for students admitted before 2013-14 Academic Year)
General Requirements: