Concentration Requirements

An HPS concentration includes fifteen hours of coursework: the two courses from group 1 below, at least two courses from group 2, and a fifth course from either group 2 or group 3. Appropriate courses not listed below may be counted as electives only, with approval of the Concentration coordinator.

  • 1.    Required Courses
    • PHI 4333    Philosophy of Science
    • HIS 4350    Scientific Revolutions
  • 2.    Science Electives
    • BIO 2317    Disease and Society
    • BIO 2348    Darwin
    • ECO 4325    History of Economic Thought
    • HUSC 3331    Foundations of the Human Sciences
    • MAT 3322    History and Philosophy of Mathematics
    • PSY 3330    History of Psychology
  • 3.    Other Electives
    • HUSC 3312    Science, Technology, and Society
    • PHI 4334    Bioethics
    • THE 4346    Faith and Science

No more than two courses in the concentration may count toward a students fulfillment of Core or major requirements.


Politics Major Empowers Youth, Shares Story Through Theater

Although she herself is not able to vote, Liz Magallanes, BA '18, works to make voting possible for other people. She first got involved with the organization Mi Familia Vota in 2014 and has been contributing to their endeavors ever since, including working with high school students in Dallas ISD. Additionally, she recently had a role in the play "Deferred Action."

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Transfer Students (Re)discover Home at UD

Once friends at John Paul II High School in Plano, Texas, Stephanie Lobo, BA ’18, and Rebecca Luna, BA ’19, can both remember the moments they set their horizons on transferring to the University of Dallas. Though their paths diverged briefly following high school, their friendship is now reunited on our university’s Irving campus.

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