This seminar course investigates the effect of scientific developments on society, religion, technology, and the environment; the role of science in the history of mankind; and the relationships between the sciences. Society’s perception of scientists and the resulting impact on the development of ideas and support of research are discussed. May be repeated for up to three hours credit. Prerequisite: Junior or senior with a major or minor in biology, chemistry, mathematics, or physics. Credit, 1 hour. Offered fall semester.