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SCI 199: Introduction to Physical Science and Research Methods

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Apply for half-off tuition! | 3.0 Undergraduate Credit Hours

Do you want to learn how to take a college course online while building your knowledge in STEM? As a graduate of Advanced Space Academy® or Aviation Challenge®, Mach III, you have the opportunity to earn 3 hours of undergraduate college credit from The University of Alabama in Huntsville, College of Science. SCI 199 is a follow-on course to your camp experience, which will allow you to gain an introduction to college level science disciplines and research methods from the comfort of your own home!

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Expand what you know — earn UAH undergraduate credit!


Admission for SCI 199 is coordinated through the UAH Dual Enrollment Program. Students must have at least completed their sophomore year in high school, have a 2.9 GPA and a 20 ACT/equivalent SAT score to be considered for admission. To apply for admission to the Dual Enrollment Program:

  1. Submit the online application for admission.
  2. Send your official high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores to the UAH Admissions Office.
  3. Send the Dual Enrollment Approval Form signed by your parent/guardian, school counselor, and principal to the UAH Admissions Office.
  4. If applicable, have official AP scores sent directly from the testing agency to the UAH Admissions Office so they can be evaluated for credit.


For the application process through the UAH Dual Enrollment Program, contact:
UAH Admissions Office at 256.824.2773 or

For SCI 199 Program questions, contact:
Fathia Hardy at 256.824.2808 or

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Course Description:

Explore the scientific fields that directly integrate the study of aviation and aerospace. Understand the definition and segmentation of research through concepts such as heat transfer, Newtonian mechanics, chemical propulsion, computer modeling and simulation, biology in space, research ethics, technical writing, and data analysis.

Upon completion, students will be equipped with a basic skill set critical to contributing to scientific research projects.

Primary Assignments:

  • Participation in online lecture modules
  • Quizzes
  • Final digital research poster
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Course activities are correlated with STEM related curricula developed at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. Tuition fee includes all course materials.        

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UAH offers unique opportunities for you to have personalized instruction and hands-on learning experiences at one of the finest institutions for scientific research. Explore areas in the College of Science such as optics, astrophysics, earth-atmospheric and space science.

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