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SCI400 History of Science

Lead Faculty: Dr. Dzung T. Nguyen

Course Description

A study of the history of science throughout all human cultures. Emphasizes the mutual interaction between science and society, especially in modern times.

Learning Outcomes

  • The major discoveries of astronomy, geology, physics, chemistry, and/or biology.
  • The effect these revolutionary discoveries had on societal worldviews and mores.
  • The revolutionary discoveries and theories of significant scientists, and to give a brief biography of these scientists.
  • The effects of 3 major paradigm shifts upon society (and vice versa).