Requirements

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.

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