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CS92PROD
Dinosaurs to DNA: Survey of Science in Western Life Since 1700
HIST 292
Spring 2007
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: SISP 292

This course explores a range of debates and topics in the history of scientific discovery from the eighteenth-century to the present. Emphasis is on the social, ethical and cultural dimensions of scientific discovery in different cultural and historical contexts. Students learn how to write about science and the history of science using a wide range of textual and media sources. Focus in Spring 2006 is on four units: religion and science; gender and science; race and science; and science in the media.

Essential Capabilities: Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: Lecture/DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENVS)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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