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In Seminar 3, University Scholars analyze science and technology that have had an impact on contemporary New York. These may include science and technology, the computer, urban health issues, the environment, and energy. The seminar addresses the intellectual and historical roots of the semester's topic, as well as its ethical, legal, social, and economic ramifications. Students read scientific literature and learn the technical concepts necessary to understand their readings. Seminar 3 also engages students in the process of scientific inquiry as they investigate questions relevant to the seminar and to their lives. In-class work and homework assignments are enriched by visits to such institutions as the Hayden Planetarium, the Mount Sinai Medical Center, and other important research centers.
Area of Knowledge and Inquiry: Natural Science (NS) Context of Experience: United States (US) Extended Requirement: Not Applicable
Credits: 3 Prerequisites: Acceptance to MHC Existing Course: Existing Existing Course Number: HNRS 225 Course Anticipated to be offered: Every Fall Other (if specified): Number of Sections: 2 Number of Seats: 20
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