HIST 309. History of Chemistry. 3 Hours H.
Birth of modern chemical science from roots in Greek natural philosophy, alchemy, Renaissance medicine, and technology. The Chemical Revolution of Lavoisier and Dalton. Maturity of chemistry in the19th and 20th centuries, along with an examination of the growth of chemical institutions and the rise of chemical industry. Emphasis on developments from the 18th century to the present. (Same as CHEM 309.) LEC.