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.


2018 Galbraith Lecture Explores 'Dante and Liturgical Time'

As we age, most of us ask ourselves, where has the time gone? Borrowing text from UD's Core curriculum, this spring semester's Galbraith Lecture will explore the difference between our own perception of time, and how the philosopher-poet Dante Alighieri viewed mankind's immortal clock, steeped in Scripture and in life.

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UD Presents: 'Dwelling: Paintings by Peter Ligon and Layla Luna'

The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery is pleased to announce an upcoming exhibition featuring two Dallas/Fort Worth area artists, Peter Ligon and Layla Luna, who articulate the architectural styling of dwelling spaces in their paintings. Both artists will give presentations at an opening reception on Friday, March 23, at 5:30 p.m. in the Haggar Art History Auditorium located in the Haggerty Art Village on the University of Dallas’ Irving campus.

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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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