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HIST 325 - History of Science and Technology

Unit(s): 3.0

Prerequisite:ENGL 201 or ENGL 201H, and HIST 101 or HIST 102 or HIST 143 or HIST 143H or HIST 144 or HIST 144H (both with a grade of "C" or better)

This upper division General Education course is designed for students pursuing a Bachelors of Science degree in Automotive Technology but it is also open to all students who have successfully completed the prerequisites. This course explores the history of science and technology from the initial understandings of the universe from Ptolemy and Aristotle, to the challenges brought by the scholars of the Scientific Revolution, to the modern innovators of scientific developments and advancements in technology. This course provides an overview of how individuals, societies, and nations were impacted by these developments and how science and technology impacts political, social, economic, and cultural changes over time. Since both science and technology are vital in the 21st century, this course aims to highlight the long history behind each from a global historical perspective.

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