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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIS 344 - The Scientific Revolution

Credit Hour(s): 3
A survey of the history of science in the West from Copernicus & Vesalius to Lavoisier. This course considers the transition from medieval, theocentric views of nature and its operation to secular and mechanistic views in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and the transition from natural philosophy to science.


  3 Credit(s).

This course is designated Writing Intensive; a grade of “C” or higher in this course is required for this course to count toward the six-credit-hour Writing Intensive graduation requirement for Ferrum College. A student cannot earn a grade of “C” or higher in this course unless he or she earns a “C” or better on the writing assignments required by the course. 

Prerequisite(s): ENG 102 - Composition and Research    with a grade of “C” or higher.
Course Session Cycle: Fall
Course Yearly Cycle: Odd

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