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PHYS.3160 Science and Technology in an Impoverished World (Formerly 95.316)

Id: 037509 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


Intended for junior-level science and engineering majors, this is a one-semester 3-credit course focused of the impact of science and technology in poverty stricken regions of the world. Students will be challenged to consider the implementation of past and present technologies for solving resource shortages, evaluate and strengths and limitations of these solutions while developing alternatives to address future barriers to positive change. Encouraged to work toward these issues, students will; 10 Pursue and evaluate topics in science and technology through the skills of inquiry, research, critical thinking and problem solving. 2) Demonstrate the knowledge for quantitative and qualitative analysis of problems in science and technology. #0 Analyze and interpret issues in interdisciplinary areas of science and engineering developing a level of comfort with solving unfamiliar problems using acquired knowledge and skills.

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