SIED:3001 Introduction to Museum Studies3 s.h.
Overview of museum history, function, philosophy, collection, and curatorial practices; governance and funding issues; exhibition evaluation and audience studies; examples from Museum of Art, Museum of Natural History, Old Capitol Museum, and Medical Museum. GE: Social Sciences. Same as ANTH:3001, EDTL:3001, MUSM:3001.
SIED:4102 Societal and Educational Applications of Earth Science and Environmentalarr.
Major ideas and principles of earth and environmental sciences; emphasis on common applications in today's world.
SIED:4103 Societal and Educational Applications of Biological Sciencesarr.
Basic conceptual themes of biology, how they have been derived; emphasis on a current social issue related to biology.
SIED:4105 Societal and Educational Applications of Physical Sciencesarr.
Major ideas of physics and how they have been derived; emphasis on how such ideas affect modern society.
SIED:4106 Societal and Educational Applications of Chemical Conceptsarr.
Principles of chemistry as applied in industry, communication, daily living.
SIED:4115 Directed Studyarr.
SIED:4135 The Nature of Science3-4 s.h.
Ideas on understanding and ways of thinking that are essential in a world shaped by science, technology, engineering, and mathematics; focus on increasing science literacy by examining the nature of science; comparison of characteristics specific to individual science disciplines; identification of great episodes and debates in history of science and habits that are essential for science literacy; scope and sequence of content and process skills for K-12 curriculum, instruction, and assessment.