Students choosing the Minor in Cosmogony must take:
COSU 310 Philosophy of Science (3)
COSU 315 Foundations of Scientific Inquiry (3)
COSU 431 Origins of Life (3)
COSU 440 Issues in Cosmogony (3)
NSCI 110 Origins of the Cosmos (3)
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TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 15
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Development of a Christian philosophy of science and a hermeneutical, biblical approach to evaluate scientific theories, concepts, and applications. Cross-listed with COSM 610. Prerequisite: Junior standing.
The theories, methods, and interpretations of scientific inquiry and analysis. Cross-listed with COSM 615. Prerequisite: Junior standing.
The integration of theological and scientific accounts of humanity’s origin and the investigation of eternal life. Prerequisite: COSU 310. Cross-listed with COSM 631.
Investigation of selected topics in cosmogony. Prerequisite: COSU 310. Cross-listed with COSM 640.
Structure and organization of the cosmos; discussion of the origin of and development of the early universe; exploration of current issues; assessment of present theories regarding the chemical origins of life and the transition of non-living structures to living organisms; explanation and application of the scientific method.