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Parent Orientation

Students and parents can learn their way around campus and discover the many opportunities at UI. Orientation events are Aug. 18-21. Register

UI Retirees Association

UIRA has a membership of nearly 500 from every part of the University.

Integrated Core Science (CORS)

The Core Integrated Science (CORS) classes seek the following objectives:

  • Strengthen student understanding of the methodology of science so as to foster logical thinking about and the ability to make complex scientific and social decisions.
  • Increase awareness of the nature and limitations of scientific knowledge.
  • Emphasize the impact of science on society and the impact of society on science.
  • Consider the ethical dilemmas and moral consequences of research that may confront the scientist.
  • Create an understanding of the differences between belief and scientifically testable or validated results.
  • Place scientific advances and issues in a historical context.
  • Stress collaborative work and problem-solving techniques in providing the student with the opportunity to become actively engaged in conducting science.

The course directly emphasizes and is integrated with the five University-wide Learning Outcomes: learn and integrate, think and create, communicate, clarify purpose and perspective, practice citizenship.

Core Science classes carry three credits and fulfill a Natural Science requirement with no additional lab attached.

CORS course descriptions are found on the Class Schedule Page, under CORS.

General Education

Physical Address:
347C Administration Building

Mailing Address:
College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3154
Moscow, ID 83844-3154

Phone: 208-885-6268

Email: kbird@uidaho.edu

Web: General Education

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