May 12, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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HIST 3501 - Nature, Science and Religion to 1800

Overview of the history of science from the ancient world to the 17th- century. Examines areas of knowledge and technique most modern people consider to be a part of science, and some they do not, including medicine, astronomy, construction, mining, navigation, and warfare. Considers how politics, economy, gender, and religion affected the development of these technologies and sciences.

Requisites: Soph or Jr or Sr
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Have a capacity for synthesis.
  • Have the ability to effectively present information orally.
  • Have the ability to weave many complex strands into a fabric of definable issues, patterns and topics.
  • Have the ability to work collaboratively.
  • Student’s work employs the formal styles of writing, argumentation, and presentation that historians use.
  • Student’s work reflects an understanding of the intellectual, political, economic, social, and cultural history of science and medicine.

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