New science courses offered for Fall 2010

New science courses offered for Fall 2010

Emerson's Science faculty are rolling out new courses for the Fall 2010 semester. Assistant Professor Wyatt Oswald, Scientist-in-Residence Jon Honea, and Assistant Professor Amy Vashlishan Murray recently sat down with the Office of Communications and Marketing to talk about some of the exciting new courses.

Science courses

Carrie Sheffield

March 30, 2010

The new Fall 2010 courses are grouped into two clusters: Human Biology and Health and Environmental Science. All courses fulfill the General Education Scientific Perspective requirement.

New for 2010 are 300-level courses, which are only open to juniors and seniors. To minor in Science, a student entering in Fall 2010 must complete four courses, including one 200-level course from each cluster and one 300-level course.

New course list includes:

  • Human Health & Disease
  • Energy & Sustainability
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Meteorology
  • Evolution of Human Nature
  • Earth Science: Natural Disasters
  • The Brain & Behavior
  • Climate Change
  • Plagues & Pandemics
  • Ecology & Conservation
  • Personal Genetics & Identity
  • Watershed Science
  • DNA & Society
  • Plants & People
  • Science in Translation: Health & Genetics
  • Science in Translation: Environmental Science
  • Sensation & Perception