2005-2006 UAF Catalog


Degrees and Program Index


Liberal Arts and Sciences

LAS 410W,O/2 3 Credits
Scientific Research

Formulation and testing of hypotheses using observation and experimentation. Includes collection of data, analysis using spreadsheets and statistical software, and oral/written presentation. Focus on individual and group participation in ongoing field or laboratory projects in the natural sciences. (Prerequisites: ENGL 111X; COMM 131X or 141X; junior or senior standing.) (2+3) Offered As Demand Warrants


LAS 420W,O/2 3 Credits
Social Science Inquiry and Research

Senior seminar. Integration of multiple disciplines in the social sciences. Focus on inquiry and research as applied to education. Includes an understanding of crucial historical periods and issues of inquiry, and viewing these events from different standpoints. (Prerequisites: ENGL 111X; ENGL 211X or 213X; COMM 131X or 141X; Core Perspectives on the Human Condition.) (2+3) Offered As Demand Warrants


LAS 430W,O/2 3 Credits
Language Arts and the Humanities: Creative Activities and Research

Senior seminar. Synthesis and broad view of literary studies, philosophy, and the performing and plastic arts. Focus on where these fields overlap, how they are shaped by cultural forces, and their conceptual or theoretical underpinnings. Includes pedagogical components for students aspiring to teach elementary school. (Prerequisites: ENGL 111X; ENGL 211X or 213X; COMM 131X or 141X; Core Perspectives on the Human Condition.) (3+0+2) Offered As Demand Warrants


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