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Top HSTS 403 THESIS (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top HSTS 405 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top HSTS 407 SEMINAR (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top HSTS 411 HISTORY OF SCIENCE (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Stresses the interaction of scientific ideas within their social and cultural contexts. Scientific thought from ancient civilizations to the post-Roman era. Not offered every year. HSTS 411/HSTS 511, HSTS 412/HSTS 512, HSTS 413/HSTS 513 need not be taken in sequence. (H) (SS) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Upper-division standing; at least one science sequence.

Top HSTS 412 HISTORY OF SCIENCE (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Stresses the interaction of scientific ideas within their social and cultural context. Origin of modern science in the 16th and 17th centuries. HSTS 411/HSTS 511, HSTS 412/HSTS 512, HSTS 413/HSTS 513 need not be taken in sequence. (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Upper-division standing and at least one science sequence.

Top HSTS 413 HISTORY OF SCIENCE (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Stresses the interaction of scientific ideas with their social and cultural context. Development of modern science in the 18th and 19th centuries and to the present. HSTS 411/HSTS 511, HSTS 412/HSTS 512, HSTS 413/HSTS 513 need not be taken in sequence. (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Upper-division standing and at least one science sequence.

Top HSTS 414 HISTORY OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY SCIENCE (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Focuses on the organization, practice, and theories of the natural sciences in the twentieth century, with emphasis primarily on the European and American scientific traditions from the 1890s to the present. (H) (SS) (Bacc Core Course)

Top HSTS 415 THEORY OF EVOLUTION AND FOUNDATION OF MODERN BIOLOGY (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course WIC Core Course
Origin and development of Darwin's theory of evolution. Reception of theory and history of evolution to the present. (H) (SS) (Bacc Core Course) (Writing Intensive Course) PREREQS: Upper-division standing.

Top HSTS 415H THEORY OF EVOLUTION AND FOUNDATION OF MODERN BIOLOGY (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course WIC Core Course
Origin and development of Darwin's theory of evolution. Reception of theory and history of evolution to the present. (H) (SS) (Bacc Core Course) (Writing Intensive Course) PREREQS: Upper-division standing and Honors College approval required.

Top HSTS 416 HISTORY OF MEDICINE PRE-1800 (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
History of medical theory and the changing role of the physician; internal development of medicine as a discipline as well as a profession; relationship of medicine's development to general changes in science and culture, to 1800. (Bacc Core Course)

Top HSTS 417 HISTORY OF MEDICINE (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course WIC Core Course
History of medical theory and the changing role of the physician; internal development of medicine as a discipline as well as a profession; relationship of medicine's development to general changes in science and culture. (H) (SS) (Bacc Core Course) (Writing Intensive Course) PREREQS: Upper-division standing.

Top HSTS 418 SCIENCE AND SOCIETY (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
Historical study of the interaction of science and society. Case studies are used from the 18th through 20th centuries. Topics vary by term. (Bacc Core Course)

Top HSTS 419 STUDIES IN SCIENTIFIC CONTROVERSY: METHODS AND PRACTICES (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course WIC Core Course
Course focuses on accounts of scientific discoveries that have been controversial, to understand the rational, psychological, and social characteristics which have defined the meaning and procedures of the natural sciences. Case studies are used from the 18th through 20th centuries. (H) (SS) (Bacc Core Course) (Writing Intensive Course)

Top HSTS 421 TECHNOLOGY AND CHANGE (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Current views of technology and associated cultural changes and the contexts in which these developed; the changing role of technology in modern industrial society, especially in the United States; recent efforts to predict and control technological developments and the social and cultural consequences. (H) (SS) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Upper-division standing.

Top HSTS 422 HISTORICAL STUDIES OF SCIENCE AND POLITICS (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course WIC Core Course
The historical study of scientists, their work, their political and ethical choices mainly in the United States and Europe from the 1920s to the 1950s. (H) (Bacc Core Course) (Writing Intensive Course)

Top HSTS 423 SCIENCE AND RELIGION (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
A historical survey of critical issues in the relationship of Western science and religion from ancient times to the end of the twentieth century. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top HSTS 425 HISTORY OF THE LIFE SCIENCES (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course WIC Core Course
History of ideas about life from Greeks to present day. Cultural background and development of major theories of the life sciences with emphasis on natural history. (Bacc Core Course) (Writing Intensive Course) PREREQS: Upper-division standing plus one year college sciences.

Top HSTS 437 HISTORY OF ANIMALS IN SCIENCE (4)  WIC Core Course
Using a variety of sources, this course explores the ways humans have thought about and used animals in science and medicine from the seventeenth century to the present. How has science constructed the boundaries between humans and animals, and what have the consequences been for each? (Writing Intensive Course)

Top HSTS 440 HISTORY OF PSYCHOTHERAPY (4)  Baccalaureate Core Course
The history of psychotherapy in modern Western societies, from biomedical, cultural, political, and psychosocial perspectives. Not offered every year. (H) (Bacc Core Course)

Top HSTS 440H HISTORY OF PSYCHOTHERAPY (4)  Offered in current or future terms Baccalaureate Core Course
The history of psychotherapy in modern Western societies, from biomedical, cultural, political, and psychosocial perspectives. Not offered every year. (H) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: Honors College approval required.

Top HSTS 470 ECOLOGY AND HISTORY: LANDSCAPES OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN (3)  Baccalaureate Core Course
Integrates environmental history and landscape ecology of the Columbia River Basin from geologic origins to the present, to create an understanding of change caused by natural processes and human activities. CROSSLISTED as FW 470/FW 570. (H) (Bacc Core Course) PREREQS: (HST 201 and HST 202 and HST 203) or BI 370

Top HSTS 499 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16) 
(H) This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top HSTS 501 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top HSTS 503 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing; departmental approval required.

Top HSTS 505 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top HSTS 507 SEMINAR (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top HSTS 511 HISTORY OF SCIENCE (4) 
Stresses the interaction of scientific ideas within their social and cultural context. Scientific thought from ancient civilizations to the post-Roman era. Not offered every year. HSTS 411/HSTS 511, HSTS 412/HSTS 512, HSTS 413/HSTS 513 need not be taken in sequence. PREREQS: Graduate standing and at least one science sequence.

Top HSTS 512 HISTORY OF SCIENCE (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Stresses the interaction of scientific ideas with their social and cultural context. Origin of modern science in the 16th and 17th centuries. HSTS 411/HSTS 511, HSTS 412/HSTS 512, HSTS 413/HSTS 513 need not be taken in sequence. PREREQS: Graduate standing and at least one science sequence.

Top HSTS 513 HISTORY OF SCIENCE (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Stresses the interaction of scientific ideas with their social and cultural context. Development of modern science in the 18th and 19th centuries and to the present. HSTS 411/HSTS 511, HSTS 412/HSTS 512, HSTS 413/HSTS 513 need not be taken in sequence. PREREQS: Graduate standing and at least one science sequence.

Top HSTS 514 HISTORY OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY SCIENCE (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Focuses on the organization, practice, and theories of the natural sciences in the twentieth century, with emphasis primarily on the European and American scientific traditions from the 1890s to the present.

Top HSTS 515 THEORY OF EVOLUTION AND FOUNDATION OF MODERN BIOLOGY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Origin and development of Darwin's theory of evolution. Reception of theory and history of evolution to the present. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top HSTS 516 HISTORY OF MEDICINE PRE-1800 (4)  Offered in current or future terms
History of medical theory and the changing role of the physician; internal development of medicine as a discipline as well as a profession; relationship of medicine's development to general changes in science and culture, to 1800.

Top HSTS 517 HISTORY OF MEDICINE (4) 
History of medical theory and the changing role of the physician; internal development of medicine as a discipline as well as a profession; relationship of medicine's development to general changes in science and culture. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top HSTS 518 SCIENCE AND SOCIETY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Historical study of the interaction of science and society. Case studies are used from the 18th through 20th centuries. Topics vary by term.

Top HSTS 519 STUDIES IN SCIENTIFIC CONTROVERSY: METHOD AND PRACTICE OF (4) 
Course focuses on accounts of scientific discoveries that have been controversial, to understand the rational, psychological, and social characteristics which have defined the meaning and procedures of the natural sciences. Case studies are used from the 18th through 20th centuries.

Top HSTS 521 TECHNOLOGY AND CHANGE (4) 
Current views of technology and associated cultural changes and the contexts in which these developed; the changing role of technology in modern industrial society, especially in the United States; recent efforts to predict and control technological developments and the social and cultural consequences. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top HSTS 522 HISTORICAL STUDIES OF SCIENCE AND POLITICS (4) 
The historical study of scientists, their work, their political and ethical choices mainly in the United States and Europe from the 1920s to the 1950s.

Top HSTS 523 SCIENCE AND RELIGION (4)  Offered in current or future terms
A historical survey of critical issues in the relationship of Western science and religion from ancient times to the end of the twentieth century. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top HSTS 525 HISTORY OF THE LIFE SCIENCES (4) 
History of ideas about life from Greeks to present day. Cultural background and development of major theories of the life sciences with emphasis on natural history. PREREQS: Graduate standing plus one year college sciences.

Top HSTS 537 HISTORY OF ANIMALS IN SCIENCE (4) 
Using a variety of sources, this course explores the ways humans have thought about and used animals in science and medicine from the seventeenth century to the present. How has science constructed the boundaries between humans and animals, and what have the consequences been for each? PREREQS: Upper-division standing.

Top HSTS 540 HISTORY OF PSYCHOTHERAPY (4) 
The history of psychotherapy in modern Western societies, from biomedical, cultural, political, and psychosocial perspectives. Not offered every year.

Top HSTS 570 ECOLOGY AND HISTORY: LANDSCAPES OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN (3) 
Integrates environmental history and landscape ecology of the Columbia River Basin from geologic origins to the present, to create an understanding of change caused by natural processes and human activities. CROSSLISTED as FW 470/FW 570. PREREQS: (HST 201 and HST 202 and HST 203) or BI 370

Top HSTS 599 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 36 credits.

Top HSTS 603 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits. PREREQS: Graduate standing and departmental approval required.



 
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