AUSCI - Augustana Faculty - Science

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Augustana Faculty

Below are the courses available from the AUSCI subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times

AUSCI 100 - Selected Topics in Science View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi VAR)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Selected topics in the study of Science. Content may vary from course to course. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Prerequisite: Varies according to topic.


AUSCI 100A - Selected Topics in Science View Available Classes

★ 0.5 (fi VAR)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Selected topics in the study of Science. Content may vary from course to course. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Prerequisite: Varies according to topic.


AUSCI 100B - Selected Topics in Science View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi VAR)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Selected topics in the study of Science. Content may vary from course to course. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Prerequisite: Varies according to topic.


AUSCI 115 - Scientific Inquiry in Biological Sciences View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-3)

Introduction to the scientific process and methods in biological sciences. Hands-on, project-based introduction to the scope of biology, diversity of life, levels of organization of biological systems and essential laboratory and field techniques.


AUSCI 125 - General Chemistry Lab I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-3)

Introduction to the scientific process and methods in chemical sciences. Hands-on experiments will be used to introduce key techniques and concepts in the chemistry lab, including simple aqueous reactions, manipulation of solids and liquids, titrations and stoichiometry.


AUSCI 135 - Practical Introduction to Computational Thinking and Problem Solving View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-0-3)

Through teamwork and programming in a scripting language (such as Python or Ruby), this course introduces computational thinking, problem solving, and the fundamental ideas of computing science. Driven by building a computer application, students will use algorithms, abstraction and modelling, learning the syntax and semantics of a high-level language, investigate fundamental programming concepts and data structures, and use basic software development methods and tools. Documentation standards, object-orientated programming, and exception handling will be required in the computer application. Geographical user interfaces and event-driven programming may also be included. Prerequisite. Mathematics 30-1. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUCSC 111 (2021) and AUSCI 135.


AUSCI 165 - Physics Laboratory View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 1-0-3)

Introduction to the scientific process and experimental methods in physics. Hands-on experiments, spanning several branches of physics, will develop skills in experimental design, quantitative data analysis, experiment evaluation and scientific communication.


AUSCI 200 - Selected Topics in Science View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi VAR)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Selected topics in the study of Science. Content may vary from course to course. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Prerequisite: Varies according to topic.


AUSCI 200A - Selected Topics in Science View Available Classes

★ 0.5 (fi VAR)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Selected topics in the study of Science. Content may vary from course to course. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Prerequisite: Varies according to topic.


AUSCI 200B - Selected Topics in Science View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi VAR)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Selected topics in the study of Science. Content may vary from course to course. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Prerequisite: Varies according to topic.


AUSCI 235 - Practices in Data Structures and Algorithms View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-0-3)

Object-oriented design and programming in Java with experience in data structures and container classes using arrays, lists, array lists, stacks, queues, user-defined structures and an introduction to trees, along with associated algorithms such as insertion, removal, sorting and retrieval; introduction to examples in algorithm analysis; introduction to recursion. Prerequisites: One of AUCSC 111 (2021), AUCSC 113, or AUSCI 135. Corequisite: AUCSC 211. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUCSC 112 (2021) and AUSCI 235.


AUSCI 250 - Introduction to Computational Methods View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-1.5)

Computational methods and software packages and libraries in the mathematical sciences with applications to differentiation and integrations, data fitting, nonlinear systems and differential equations. Prerequisites: AUCSC 111 (2021) or AUCSC 113, and AUMAT 110 or 116; or consent of the instructor. Corequisite: AUMAT 120.


AUSCI 300 - Selected Topics in Science View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi VAR)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Selected topics in the study of Science. Content may vary from course to course. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Prerequisite: Varies according to topic.


AUSCI 300A - Selected Topics in Science View Available Classes

★ 0.5 (fi VAR)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Selected topics in the study of Science. Content may vary from course to course. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Prerequisite: Varies according to topic.


AUSCI 300B - Selected Topics in Science View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi VAR)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Selected topics in the study of Science. Content may vary from course to course. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Prerequisite: Varies according to topic.


AUSCI 330 - History and Theory of Computing View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

History and models of computers including finite automata and Turing machines, computability, basics of formal languages and complexity classes (P, NP, NP -complete). Prerequisite: AUCSC 113 or AUSCI 135 and AUMAT 250. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUMAT 355, AUCSC 315 and AUCSC 415 (2021)


AUSCI 385 - Mentoring in Computing and Mathematics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-0-3)

This course involves tutoring students learning first-year material in mathematics and computing science for 3 hours per week in the Math & Computing Support Centre (MCSC). Tutors will also receive coaching from the MCSC Director in how best to perform their duties. Prerequisites: *15 in MAT or CSC and third-year standing.


AUSCI 400 - Selected Topics in Science View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi VAR)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Selected topics in the study of Science. Content may vary from course to course. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Prerequisite: Varies according to topic.


AUSCI 400A - Selected Topics in Science View Available Classes

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Selected topics in the study of Science. Content may vary from course to course. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Prerequisite: Varies according to topic.


AUSCI 400B - Selected Topics in Science View Available Classes

★ 1 (fi VAR)(VAR, VARIABLE)

Selected topics in the study of Science. Content may vary from course to course. Topics and credit value announced prior to registration period. Prerequisite: Varies according to topic.


AUSCI 405 - Chemical and Physical Sciences Capstone View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course will integrate learning across the different streams in the Chemical and Physical Sciences major. Students will spend time examining some significant historical problems such as the history of the development of the atomic model, history of the development of the periodic table, diversity and ethical questions and problems in the natural sciences. The course will culminate with an interdisciplinary senior research project. Prerequisites: 4th year standing and *6 of 300- or 400-level AUBIO, AUCHE or AUPHY.


AUSCI 425 - Senior Mentorship Experience View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

This course will involve weekly laboratory instruction for general chemistry (AUSCI 125 and AUCHE 213) labs. Students enrolled in the course will be responsible for supervision of students during the labs as well as mentoring of junior students who will be assisting in the lab. Students will be expected to attend weekly technical meetings on lab logistics, safety and procedures. In addition, students will attend weekly seminars on teaching practice, communication and student mentorship experience. An important component of this course will be reflective assignments about the teaching experience. Prerequisites: 3rd or 4th year standing. Consent of the instructors based on successful completion of the selection process.


AUSCI 430 - Ethical Issues in Computing and Mathematics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

This course explores a variety of ethical issues related to computing and mathematics. Students will study ethical theory, professional codes of ethics, and apply them to make moral decisions. Topics involve information privacy and security, surveillance, cryptography, data mining, intellectual property and copyrights, computer crime and abuse, etc. The course includes extensive writing assignments and oral presentations. Prerequisite: At least *15 in Computing Science or Mathematics or at least third-year standing.