2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Jan 26, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History and Philosophy of Science Minor

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The minor in History and Philosophy of Science is unable to accept new admission requests in the 2020-2021 academic year.

Program Description:

The History and Philosophy of Science (HPS) Minor is for all students, from either the humanities or the social and natural sciences, who wish to complement their majors with a philosophical study of the history and methodology of science generally conceived, from the ancient world to the present. Students examine the many exciting historical revolutions in scientific concepts, logically analyze arguments and methods, and ask foundational philosophical questions about the nature of the scientific enterprise.

The HPS minor makes a strong addition to any major. Students majoring in subjects outside the College of Liberal Arts, such as Science, Math, Engineering, and Medicine, are welcome in the program.

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Program Requirements:

Select one from:

HPS Electives (3000-level or higher): 15 Hours

Select five from the following courses:

Plus 1 additional lab science course (for Liberal Arts Majors): 4 Hours

Total: 18-22 Hours

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