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An examination of scientific theories and their logic in life and physical sciences. Experimental design, novel device production, data analysis and modeling will be discussed using examples drawn from primary source material in the natural sciences. Students will prepare a research paper on a topic designed in consultation with the instructor. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.

Prerequisite: Admission to Vic One
Corequisite: VIC170Y1 and 1.0 FCE selected from first-year course offerings in the sciences (0.5 FCE must be a BIO course)
Exclusion: Innis One, Munk One, New One, SMC One, Trinity One, UC One, Woodsworth One, 199 seminars, Vic One Hundred courses.
Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Humanities course
Breadth Requirement: Creative and Cultural Representations (1)


Course Information

  • Course Code: VIC171Y
  • Course Location: VC 211
  • Course Delivery: On Campus
  • Course Credits: 0.5 cc