History & Philosophy of Science Minor; Science & Technology Studies

(College of Letters &Science)

Colin Milburn, Ph.D., Program Director

Advising Office. 101 Young Hall; stsadvising@ucdavis.edu

Committee in Charge. http://sts.ucdavis.edu/undergraduate/minor

The interdisciplinary minor in the History & Philosophy of Science invites students to examine historical and contemporary problems in a variety of scientific disciplines, and to explore concepts and procedures basic to science and how they have evolved. The minor is sponsored by the Program in Science & Technology Studies.

Minor Advisor. 101 Young Hall, stsadvising@ucdavis.edu.

Faculty Advisor. The current Director of STS is also available for advising by appointment.

History & Philosophy of Science
Units: 24
PHI 030
Introduction to Philosophy of Science (Active)
4
Choose five courses from those listed below; one course must be from each of three areas:
20
(a) History
 
HIS 135A
History of Science to the 18th Century (Active)
4
HIS 135B
History of Science, 18th to 20th Centuries (Active)
4
HIS 136
Scientific Revolution (Active)
4
HIS 138A
The Rise of the Russian Empire, 1304-1825 (Active)
4
HIS 139A
Medieval & Renaissance Medicine (Active)
4
HIS 139B
Medicine, Society, & Culture in Modern Europe (Active)
4
HIS 185A
History of Science in America (Active)
4
HIS 185B
History of Technology in America (Active)
4
(b) Philosophy
 
PHI 107
Philosophy of the Physical Sciences (Active)
4
PHI 108
Philosophy of the Biological Sciences (Active)
4
PHI 109
Philosophy of the Social Sciences (Active)
4
PHI 111
Philosophy of Space & Time (Active)
4
(c) Science & Technology Studies
 
STS 020
Methods in Science, Technology & Medicine Studies (Active)
4
STS 130A
From Natural History to the History of Nature (Active)
4
STS 130B
History of Modern Biology (Active)
4
STS 131
Darwin (Active)
4
STS 150
Gender & Science (Active)
4
STS 180
Topics in Science & Technology Studies (Active)
4
Total: 24