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 2019-2020: 

  • Freshman Seminar 71t. "Dark Satanic Mills": The Factory and the Making of Modern Manufacturing
  • GENED 1004. Understanding Darwinism
  • GENED 1116. Medical Ethics and History
  • GENED 1150. Medicine and Conflict: The History and Ethics of Healing in Political Turmoil 
  • History of Science 100. Knowing the World: An Introduction to the History of Science
  • History of Science 133vd. Environmental Science and its History: Big Problems and Debates
  • History of Science 142vj. History and Politics of the American Obesity Epidemic
  • History of Science 145. Medicine and Health in America
  • History of Science 152vp. Technology and Modern Medicine: From the Stethoscope to Nanotech
  • History of Science 156vh. Biopolitical Animals: Nonhumans in Medicine, Science, and Society
  • History of Science 176. Brainwashing and Modern Techniques of Mind Control
  • History of Science 181. Humans in Space: Past, Present, Future
  • History of Science 183. Engineering East Asia: Technology, Society, and the State
  • History of Science 188. Open Minds, Wired Worlds: Computers and Cyberculture

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.