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HPS @ Briggs
The Briggs history, philosophy, and sociology of science (HPS) curriculum is one of the major factors that helps define the Briggs experience. Based on bridging the two cultures (science and the humanities), HPS courses look at the natural sciences in relation to (and interaction with) society. Briggs students in HPS courses examine important real-world issues while learning new skills and methods of inquiry.

Freshmen at Briggs take an "Introduction to History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science" which is designated as LB133 (and satisfies MSU's Tier I writing requirement). Students will then take two 300-level LB courses as well as a senior seminar/capstone experience (LB492) in a topic area of their choosing. For full upper level course offerings, please click the button in the right-hand sidebar.


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