Course Catalog » Scientific Methods 117

Subject: Scientific Methods
Course Number: 117
Course Title: Foundations of Scientific Inquiry
Units: 2
School: Dentistry
Department: Preventive And Restorative Dental Sciences

Course Description: This course provides an introduction to the scientific method and research process. Students will gain an understanding of the components of a research paper including hypotheses, different research designs and measurement instruments. They will learn how information is gathered, analyzed and presented. Students will develop assessment skills for critiquing the scientific literature.
Prerequisites: None.
Restrictions: ID3 and D1 students.
Activities: Lecture

Instructor of Record: S. Gansky
Additional Instructor(s): S. Hyde
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No