HTY 420: Science and Society Since 1800

Instructor: Professor Howard Segal

Days/Time: Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30-10:45 a.m.

Course number: 46983

Description: Examines the development of science, with emphasis on America, since the Scientific Revolution, both ‘internally’–as ideas and experiments–and ‘externally’–as related to America and other societies that have produced them and upon which they in turn have had impact.

Prerequisites: Not open to first-year students.

General Education Requirements: Satisfies the Western Cultural Tradition requirement.