2018-2019 UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC CATALOG 
    
    Dec 14, 2018  
2018-2019 UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC CATALOG

HON 251 - Scientific Revolutions

3 credits
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Honors area of study or sophomore standing and permission of faculty member
Students read and discuss important works that have altered the course of scientific thinking. Books, essays, journals, and reports by scientific pathfinders serve as the primary course material, although some laboratory work may be required. Contemporary writings and classic works from the history of science are examined. Of central concern is an investigation of the purposes, procedures, and accomplishments of the scientific enterprise. Offered annually.