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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HNRS 2400 - Natural Foundations

Hours: 3
Drawing on the disciplines of the natural sciences to explore our modern understanding of nature and the physical world and how we have arrived at this knowledge. Examining scientific developments, natural phenomena, and how science provides data that is crucial to addressing many issues facing society today. How the objective findings of science fuel the development of many advancements that are making the world a better place to live. Considering our role individually and collectively in using scientific advancements responsibly in the modern world. Emphasizes participation in the Honors Community of Scholars. The potential of scientific research and its significance for the public good, and considering how scientific research contends with the aims of the public good, asking questions like: What are the research or creative aims and responsibilities of work in the sciences, and how do those aims respond to and benefit the broader community? Developing a deeper understanding of the values of intellectual freedom and social responsibility in scientific research.
Notes: Repeatable to a maximum of 6 hours.