Courses of Study 2013-2014 
    Oct 21, 2021  
Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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STS 4441 - Historical Issues of Gender and Science

(also FGSS 4440 ) (CA-AS)
Spring. 4 credits.

Not open to freshmen.

M. Rossiter.

A one-semester survey of women’s role in science and engineering from antiquity to the present, with special emphasis on the United States in the 20th century. Readings include biographies and autobiographies of prominent women scientists, educational writings and other primary sources, and recent historical and sociological studies. By the end of the semester, students attain a broad view of the problems that have faced women entering science and those that still remain.

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