HIST 1332. TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE IN AMERICAN SOCIETY, II. 3 Hours.
An introduction to the major scientific discoveries and technological innovations that have influenced American society and culture from the era of the Civil War to the present. This course satisfies the University of Texas at Arlington core curriculum requirement in U.S. History.
The study of history explores the basic forces that have shaped human affairs and is therefore a means for dealing with present concerns and future problems. An appreciation of our heritage develops a sense of our identity. Historical inquiry also provides the necessary background for the study of other disciplines such as economics, literature, art, language, and the social as well as natural sciences.