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Michael Kucher
T CORE 112
Tacoma Campus

Introduction to Science

Introduces students to university work by focusing on a core curriculum from multiple and interdisciplinary perspectives. Emphasizes learning in the sciences, including computer science, geology, physics, biology, chemistry, and ecology.

Class description

The course theme will be "A Natural History of SH!T" We'll use Rose George's excellent new book, The Big Necessity http://www.amazon.com/Necessity-Unmentionable-World-Human-Waste/dp/1607518821/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1258582951&sr=8-3

Student learning goals

look at a global problem on multiple levels, including the personal, local, regional, and global

use a variety of disciplines to analyze the issue of human sanitation, including biology, public health, human rights, history, and policy.

General method of instruction

seminar-discussion

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Michael Kucher
Date: 11/18/2009