BSCI 40195 Science in the Renaissance

Course Name:  BSCI 40195 Science in 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 scientific discoveries are made and the scientific process.  From Galileo to da Vinci, the role of Florence as the heart of the Renaissance is clear and, for this class, the city provides an ideal venue for learning how scientific questions are posed and answered.  Scientific concepts will be viewed through multiple lens to gain understanding of the scientific process and our ways of knowing.  Students will experience this first hand through field trips, museum visits and walking tours.

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: None