Advising for Freshmen

We encourage first-year students to take courses with us during their freshmen year, including departmental courses, General Education courses, and Freshman Seminars.  Some courses to consider during AY 2018-2019 (including General Education courses and Freshman seminars) include: 

  • Culture and Belief 34. Madness and Medicine: Themes in the History of Psychiatry
  • Freshman Seminar 62k. Frankenstein: Two Hundred Years of Dr. Frankenstein's Monster in Science and Culture, 1818-2018
  • History of Science 100. Knowing the World: An Introduction to the History of Science
  • History of Science 117. Inventing Science: Stars, Bodies, Books, and Beasts, 1500-1700
  • History of Science 128. The Century of Physics
  • History of Science 136. History of Biotechnology
  • History of Science 146v. Bodies in Flux: Medicine, Gender, and Sexuality in the Modern Middle East
  • History of Science 158. Latin America as Laboratory, 1492-Present
  • History of Science 176v. Mind and Matter: Themes in the History of Neuroscience
  • History of Science 181v. Digital Cultures
  • History of Science 182. An American Way of War: Technology, Society, and Warfare
  • History of Science 183. Engineering East Asia: Technology, Society, and the State
  • History of Science 189. The World We Made: Technology and Society
  • History of Science 192. The Empire Strikes Back: Science Fiction, Religion, and Society

We are happy to talk to individual first year students about our program, but one of the best ways to get to know us is to attend one of our Departmental advising Open Houses or to come to one of our other community events -- including an annual alumni career panel. Just write to Allie Belser to be put on a mailing list for announcements.