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History and Philosophy of Science and Technology

Minor


College: College of Liberal Arts

Department: English and Philosophy

Description

Students in History and Philosophy of Science explore the historical evolution of the sciences and the philosophical perspectives that inform them, as well as the dynamics between science, technology, and other human endeavors.

Minor Requirements

A minimum of 18 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.25 or a grade of at least a “C” for each course.

Coursework Overview

Requirements:
Sem. Hrs.
Select one of the following:
   PHIL 3423, Philosophy of Science
   PHIL 4733, Environmental Ethics
   PHIL 4223, Ethics, Computers, and Society
   PHIL 3713, Ethics in the Health Professions
3
Select one of the following:
   HIST 4553, History of Medicine
   HIST 4563, Plagues and Pestilence in World History
   HIST 3323, United States Environmental History
3
Select one of the following:
   BIOL 4373, History of Biological Ideas
   BIOL 404V, Special Topics
   CHEM 4393, Special Topics
   PHYS 4943, Special Topics
3
Select nine additional hours from the courses above.
9
Total Required Hours:
18

Please consult with your advisor if you plan on pursuing a minor in History and Philosophy of Science and Technology.