BSCI 40195 Science and the Renaissance

Course Name: BSCI 40195 Science and the Renaissance

Description:  The impact of the Renaissance extends beyond culture and art to the sciences with advances in physics, biology, medicine, geography, and engineering.  Florence provides an ideal setting to study how these discoveries were made and how they have impacted modern science.  From Galileo to da Vinci, the role of Florence as the heart of the Renaissance and the scientific revolution is clear.  The Renaissance breakthroughs and ideas will be viewed through the lens of the scientific revolution and the modern science of today.  Student will experience this first hand through field trips, museum visits and walking tours.

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: None