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2006-2007 University Catalogue 
2006-2007 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

LACR 227 - SIFT: Science and Society

This course introduces the student to the nature of science in general and sociology in particular. First, it considers the scientific method and empirically verifiable knowledge. Second, it examines the social nature of science, its relation to other social institutions, and the social norms that govern its operation. Finally, it explores sociology in detail, as a particular form of scientific activity.

Prerequisites & Notes
Student must have entered after Fall 2005. Enrollment in BS, BFA, or BM degree program required. Successful completion of LACR 009 or LACR 100 where required as a result of English placement exam.

Credits: 3 cr, 3 hrs