Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

HIST 233 - HISTORY OF MODERN SCIENCE

Long Title: HISTORY OF MODERN SCIENCE
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Main issues in the history of modern science from the Ancient Greeks to the present. Topics include: the Scientific Revolution, Newtonianism in the 18th century, Darwinism and evolution, the relativity and quantum revolutions in physics in the early 20th century, and recent developments in the life sciences like molecular biology.