History and Philosophy of Science and Technology Program

(Division of Humanities and the Arts)

Program Office: NA 5/144

General Information

The program offers and coordinates courses for the following purposes:

  • History and/or philosophy specialization in the history and philosophy of science and technology, as a preparation for graduate study in these fields;
  • Electives for pre-professional programs in medicine, law, teacher education;
  • Electives or sub-specialization for students of liberal arts and science who want to enhance their general education through a better understanding of the role of science and technology in the world.

Requirements for Specialization

In addition to their major requirements, History and Philosophy majors seeking specialization in History and Philosophy of Science and Technology complete a series of courses chosen in consultation with their advisor. Students completing majors other than history or philosophy and seeking elective coursework in History and Philosophy of Science and Technology should consult an advisor in either the History or Philosophy department.