Approved Courses

STS Core Course

History 285 / RCSCI 275 — Science, Technology, Medicine and Society    S,T,M
Will be offered next in Winter 2015.

 

Click through in the departments and programs below to get details on highlighted courses for the upcoming semester. Courses that may count as research seminars are indicated by *RS after the focus (S,T,M) tag. Lists are updated in early November and March, as the course guide data becomes available.

African Studies +

DAAS 328 — Women and Safe Sex   S,M
DAAS 355  — Health in African Worlds   M
DAAS 365  — Global Gender Health Reproduction  S,M
DAAS 409 — Health and Environment in Africa M
DAAS 443  — Race, Gender & Health  M
DAAS 458.004 — Health and African Development  S,M
DAAS 458.008 — Cultural Aspects of Health and Illness  M
DAAS 495.005  AIDS in Africa  M

Arabic, Armenian, Persian, Turkish and Islamic Studies +

AAPTIS 192 — Magic, Science & Religion (First Year Seminar)  S
AAPTIS 238 — A History of Everything    S, T

American Culture +

AC 103—  Gender, Sexuality, and Health in America.  M,S
AC 202 — Digital Culture    T
AC 205 — Genes and Society: A Global View S,M
AC 206 — AIDS and America    M, S
AC 284 — Sickness and Health  M
AC 301.001 — Sex and Gender in America    S
AC301.003 —  Digital Maps and Activism  T
AC 311 — Green Indigeneity S
AC 331— Health in America: Patterns, Experience  M
AC 334 — Race and Digital Games  T
AC 365 — Gender and Global Health   M

Ancient Civilizations and Biblical Studies +

ACABS 238 — A History of Everything   S,T

Anthropology +

Anthrobio 342 —  Nature/Culture Now! S,T
Anthrobio 363 — Genes, Disease, Culture    S,M
Anthrocul 158.002 — Khip, Cloth and Chronicles    S,T
Anthrocul 212 — Global AIDS Epidemic M
Anthrocul 256 — Culture, Adaptation and Environment  S,T
Anthrocul 258 — Culture and Medicine (Honors only)  S,M
Anthrocul 325 — Childbirth and Culture   S,M  *RS
Anthrocul 327 — Medicine and Healing    T,M

Anthrocul 342 — Nature/Culture Now! S,T
Anthrocul 344 — Medical Anthropology S,M
Anthrocul 352 — Anthropology and the Body    S
Anthrocul 354  — Art, Science & Technology  S,T
Anthrocul 355 — Health in African Worlds    M
Anthrocul 356 — Environmental Anthropology    S
Anthrocul 357 — Ethnomathematics    S
Anthrocul 408 — Maternal/Child Health and Environmental Pollution in Africa  S,M

Asian Studies +

AS 365 — Doctors in the Ancient World    S,M
AS 370 — Acupuncture History    M
AS 480.001 — New Media and Asian Societies
    T 

Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Sciences +

AOSS 102 — Extreme Weather   S
AOSS 105 — Changing Atmosphere    S
AOSS 171 — Introdction to Global Change I: Physical Processes    S
AOSS 172 —Global Change: Sustainability Challenges   S
AOSS 300 — Global Environmental Impact of Technological Change    S,T
AOSS 480 — Climate Change in Action    S

Biology +

Biol 101 — Energy, Food, Environment    S
Biol 109 — Ecological Knowledge and Environmental Problem Solving   S
Biol 110 — Global Change 1: Physical Processes    S
Biol 118 — AIDS and Other Health Crises   M
Biol 125 — Biotechnology and Society  S,T
Biol 120 — Ecology and the Evolution of Medicine    S
Biol 144 — Genomics in Society
    M,S

Chemistry +

105.001— Our Changing Atmosphere   S,T
120.002—First Year Seminar: Chemistry, Science and Society    S, T

Classic Civilizations +


CLCIV 339
Doctors in the Ancient World  M
CLCIV 392 —  Ancient Medicine   M

Communications +

Comm 271 — Communication Revolutions   S,T
Comm 361 — Media in Public Affairs   T
Comm 362 — Digital Media Foundations T
Comm 371 — Media, Culture & Society    T
Comm 381 — Mass Media & Individual    T,S
Comm 405.003 — Culture of Science and Medicine   S,M
Comm 421 — Media Law and Policy    T
Comm 423 — Computer-mediated Communications    T
Comm 422 — Social Media and Politics    T
Comm 425 — Internet, Society & the Law    T
Comm 453 — US Media History    T
Comm 454 — Media Economics    S
Comm 458 — History of Media and Technology    T
Comm 459 — Gender and Law    T
Comm 460 — History, Technology and Culture   T
Comm 464 — The Social Consequences of Mobile Communications   T
Comm 465 — Health Communication Behavior  T, M
Comm 488.002 — Media and the Body    S,M
Comm 489 — Debating Politics and Science    T

Comparative Literatre +

CompLit 122.001 —Writing on Technology; Writing as Technology     T

Complex Systems Program +

CMPLXSYS 250  — Social Systems, Energy, and Public Policy    S, T

Earth and Environment +

Earth 109 — Water and Society    S
Earth 114 — Global Warming    S
Earth 122 — Extreme Weather S
Earth 158 — Environmental Impact: Energy    S,T
Earth 159 — Sustainable Futures    S,T
Earth 171 — Global Change 1: Physical Processes    S
Earth 172 Global Change: Sustainability Challenges      S
Earth 238 A History of Everything   S,T
Earth 277 — Water in the 21st Century   S,T
Earth 331 — Climate and Climate Change    S
Earth 333 — Inexhaustible Seas?    S
Earth 380 — Mineral Resources, Economy & Environment    S,T

Economics +

Econ 370 — Environmental and Resource Economics    S
Econ 437 — Energy Economics and Policy   S

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology +

EEB 315 — Ecology & Evolution of Infectious Disease   S,M
EEB 318 — Food, Land, and Society    S *RS
EEB 424 — Behavioral Ecology and Conservation Biology    S
EEB 498 — Ecology of Agroecosystems    S  *RS

Engineering +

Engin 100.150-200 — Bright Ideas: Human Energy Generation   T
100.201-300 — Design in the Real World   T
100.501-550 — Biotech and Human Values   T
100.800-806 — Engineers Making a Difference   T
260 — Engineering Across Cultures  T

CEE 230 — Energy and Environment    T
CEE 265 — Sustainable Engineering Principles    T
CEE 307 — Sustainable Cities    T,S

English Language and Literature +

English 125.060 — Science and the Humanities  S,T,M
English 225.009 — Science and Society  S
English 290 — American Environments: History, Thinking, Representation S
English 317 — Illness Narratives: Literature, Medicine and Disease    M
English 319 —  Literature of Climate Change  S
English 320 — Literature and Environment   S
English 328 — Writing and the Environment    S  *RS
English 342 — Science Fiction    S
English 416 — Disability Cultures   M
English 420 — Technology and the Humanities   T

Environmental Science and Engineering +

Enscen 105 — Our Changing Atmosphere   S
Enscen 171 — Introduction to Global Change I: Physical Processes    S
Enscen 172 —Global Change: Sustainability Challenges    S

Program in the Environment +

Environ 101 — Energy, Food, Environment    S,T
Environ 102 — Extreme Weather    S
Environ 105 — Changing Atmosphere    S
Environ 110 — Global Change I: Physical Processes    S
Environ 111 — Global Change: Sustainability Challenges    S,T
Environ 139 — FYS: Environment, Health, Well-being    S,M
Environ 201 — Ecological Issues    S
Environ 207 — Sustainability and Society    S
Environ 211 —  Social Science and Environmental Problems  S
Environ 221 —  Global Environmental History   S
Environ 222 — Introduction to Environmental Justice    S
Environ 223 —  Garbage in the Modern World   T
Environ 238 — A History of Everything   S
Environ 250 —  Social Systems and Energy  T
Environ 256 — Culture, Adaptation, and Environment    S
Environ 263 — Energy and Environment    S,T
Environ 270 — Our Common Future    S
Environ 290 — Food    S
Environ 301 — Nature, Culture, Landscape    S
Environ 302 — Topics in Environmental Social Science (depends on topic)    S
Environ 303 — Tropical Conservation and Resource Management   S
Environ 304 — Culture and Environment Topics (depends on topic)    S
Environ 306 — Global Water    S
Environ 308 —  Sustainability and Health  S, T
Environ 310 — Toxicology: Environmental Chemicals and Disease    S
Environ 312 — Environ Politics and Policy    S,T
Environ 313— Environment and Development: Dilemmas of Power and Place in a Global World   S  *RS
Environ 318 — Food, Land and Society    S  *RS
Environ 320 — Environmental Journalism    S,T
Environ 321— Climate Adaptation   S
Environ 333 — Inexhaustible Seas?  S
Environ 335 — Introduction to Environmental Politics    S
Environ 350 — The Built Environment: Introduction to Landscape Change    S,T
Environ 356 — Environmental History    S
Environ 360 — Behavior and Environment    S
Environ 361 — Psychology of Environmental Stewardship    S
Environ 365
 International Environmental Policy   S
Environ 367 — Global Enterprise and Sustainable Development  S 
Environ 375 — Environmental and Resource Economics    S
Environ 376 — Environmental Ethics   S,T

Environ 377 — Literature and Environment: Southern Natures: Race and Environ    S
Environ 380 — Mineral Resources, Economics, and the Environment    S,T
Environ 391 — Sustainable Campus    S
Environ 401 — Modelling Human-Natural Systems    S
Environ 407 — Sustainable Cities    S,T
Environ 410 — Environment and the West    S
Environ 412 — Environmental Values in Public Policy    S    *RS
Environ 415 — Behavioral Ecology and Conservation Biology    S
Environ 462 — Japan: Green/Toxic Archipelago  S
Environ 475 — Environmental Law    S
Environ 480 —  Climate Change Action  S
Environ 490 — War and Environment    T

German +

History +

History 102 — A History of the Present: Climate Change, Nuclear Power, and Energy Futures, post-Fukushima  S,T, M 
History 195 — Technology & Culture in the Eastern Bloc    T
History 196 — Epidemics: Deadly Disease in American History    M,S
History 196 — North American Environmental History    S
History 196  — History of the Human Sciences S
History 222 — Global Environmental History  S
History 223 — Garbage in the Modern World  T 
History 224 — Global Nuclear Proliferation    S,T
History 230.002 — History of Psychology   S,M
History 232.003 — Technology and Power in Africa   T
History 234 — Medicine in the Western World from the 18th c to the present    M

History 238 — A History of Everything    S,T
History 284 — Sickness and Health in Society: 1492 to the Present    M
History 285 — Science, Technology, Medicine and Society    S,T,M
History 300 — History of Cosmology    S
History 301 — Discovery of the Universe    S
History 310 — Globalization in History    T
History 328.002 — Doing Environmental History in Japan    S
History 328.006 —  U.S. Urban Environmental History  T
History 329 — Computers and the Internet: A Global History  T
History 339 — Doctors in the Ancient World    S
History 355 — Health and Illness in African Worlds    M
History 356 — Health in America    M
History 376 — Epidemics: Plagues & Cultures from Black Death to the Present    M
History 379 — The History of Computers   T
History 392 — Japan: Green/Toxic Archipelago  T
History 407 — Technology and Power in Africa   T
History 427 — Magic, Science, and Culture in Early Modern England    S
History 472 — Technology and Modernity in the Pacific   S,T
History 496.001 — Science, Technology, and War   S, T
History 496 — History Colloquium: Human Experimentation    M  *RS
History 497 — Human Nature and its Sciences    S
History 497 — Health and Medicine in US Culture since 1875    S,M
History 497
Climate Change in History   S
History 497 — Histories of Nature and the Environment: Japan in the World    S,T

History of Art +

HistArt 301 Nature Culture Land  S
HistArt 394 — Art, Science, & Technology    S,T

Honors +

Honors 135.001 — Stem Cell Research    S
Honors 135.007 — Science and Ethics Intersect: Thalidomine and other case studies    S
Honors 250.002 — The Evolution of Cognition    S
Honors 250.004 — Science and the Study of Human Perception   S
Honors 352.001 — Cyberscience: Computational Science and the of Rise of the 4th
                   Paradigm    S,T

International and Comparative Studies (CICS, INTLSTD) +

CICS 401  Global Mental Health    M
INTLSTD 401.003  Technology & Power in Africa  T

Judaic Studies +

JUDAIC 318 Medical Humanities in Jewish Studies   M

Philosophy +

Phil 155 — The Nature of Science    S
Phil 320 — Worldview of Modern Science    S
Phil 322 — Methods of Science    S
Phil 340 — Minds and Machines    S,T
Phil 356 — Issues in Bioethics    S,M
Phil 376 — Environmental Ethics    S
Phil 381  — Science and Objectivity   S
Phil 420 — Philosophy of Science    S
Phil 424 — Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics    S
Phil 425 — Philosophy of Biology    S
Phil 464 — The Scientific Revolution    S

Physics +

Physics 114  — Physics for Our Future   S,T
Physics 481 — Science, Technology & Public Policy    S,T  *RS

Political Science +

Polsci 336 — Energy Politics S
Polsci 380 — Environmental Politics and Policy    S,T
Polsci 497 Politics of Energy in the Developing World    S,T

Psychology +

Psych 112— Psychology as a Natural Science    S,M
Psych 121 — Gender, Sex and Sexuality in Science and Medicine    S,M
Psych 211 — Project Outreach: Health, Illness and Society    M
Psych 291 — Women and Gender    M
Psych 359 — The Psychology of Aging    M
Psych 384 — Behavior and Environment    S
Psych 385 — The Psychology of Environmental Stewardship    S
Psych 401.003 — Special Problems in Psychology as a Social Science: Health Psychology    M
Psych 413 — A History of Modern Psychology    M
Psych 430 — Sexuality and Science    S,M
Psych 437 — Pavlov and Society    S
Psych 442 — Perception, Science and Reality    S

Public Health +

PubHlth 305 -- The Environment and Human Health  T, M

Public Policy +

PubPol 210 — Health and Society: Intro to Public Health    S,M
PubPol 224 — Global Nuclear Proliferation    S,T
PubPol 250 — Social Systems, Energy and Public Policy    S,T
PubPol 481 — Science, Technology & Public Policy    S,T  *RS

Residential College +

RCCORE 100 — Medicine and Health, East & West    S,M
RCIDIV 302 — Special topics in Science, Technology, Medicine and Society S,T,M
RCIDIV 305 — Environment and Social Justice Literature    S,T
RCIDIV 318 — Food, Land, and Society    S  *RS
RCIDIV 350 — Pills, Politics and the Public Good (minicourse)    M
RCIDIV 351 — Ethics, Politics, and the Pharmaceutical Industr
y    S *RS
RCIDIV 391 — Sustainability and the Campus    S  *RS
RCNSCI 419 — Sustainable Energy Systems    S,T
RCSSCI 275 — Science, Technology, Medicine and Society    S,T,M
RCSSCI 327 — Critical Theory in Medicine & Healing    M
RCSSCI 360.002 — History Goes Green: Preservation, Sustainability and the Environment  S,T
RCSSCI 360.003 — Art, Mind, and Medicine  S, M

School of Information +

SI 110 — Introduction to Information Studies    T
SI 379 — History of Computers and the Internet    T
SI 410 — Ethics and Information Technology    T
SI 429 — e-Communities    T
SI 446 — Personal Privacy: Policy, Practice and Technology Issues    T
SI 514 — Digital Humanities: Debates & Techniques  T

Screen Arts and Cultures +

SAC 334 -- Race & Digital Games     T
SAC 368 -- Dialogues in Feminism, Technology, and Culture    T

Sociology +

Soc 111 — Global Change II: Human Impacts    S,T
Soc 230 — Health Population in S. Africa    S,M    *RS
Soc 345 —  Sociology of Sexuality   S,M
Soc 380 — Environmental Public Opinion Analysis    S,T
Soc 447  —  Sociology of Gender  S
Soc 475 — Introduction to Medical Sociology    M
Soc 476 — The Sociology of Bioethics    S,M
Soc 495 — Environmental Sociology    S
Soc 495 — Diagnosis, Sex and Society    M
Soc 575 — Sociology of Health and Healthcare    M

University Course +

UC 105 — Health and Healthcare I    M
UC 106 Health and Healthcare II   M
UC 109 Progress, Information & People  T
UC 110 — Introduction to Information Studies    T

UC 151.001 — Social Determinants of Health  M
UC 151.002 — Medical Ethics: At the Bedside    M
UC 152.001 — Microbiome and the Media    M,T
UC 152.002  —  Survey of Nutrition and Cancer in International Perspective  M
UC 154.001 — Viruses and Society  M
UC 154.003 — Forensic Psychiatry in Society  M
UC 154.004 — Medicine in the Bible  M
UC 154.005 — Civil War Medicine  M
UC 163 — Biotechnology and Human Values    M,T
UC 210 — Careers in Medicine and Health Care    M
UC 250.001 — Genes and Society: A Global View S,M
UC 252  — Diagnosis of Human Diseases    M
UC 254.005 — Global Health Equity   M
UC 254.008 — Global Health and Social Justice    M
UC 254.011 — Technology, Colonialism and Development in Africa  T
UC 256 — 22 Ways to Think About New Media  T

Women's Studies +

WS 212 — Global AIDS Epidemic    M
WS 220 — Perspectives in Women's Health   M

WS 225 — Psychology of Human Sexuality  M
WS 253 — Gender, Sex, Sexuality in Science and Medicine    M
WS 257 — Sex, Sexuality and Public Policy   S
WS 291 — Psychology of Women and Gender   S
WS 300 — Men's Health    M
WS 307 — Critical Theory in Medicine and Healing    M
WS 324 — Childbirth and Culture    M *RS
WS 328 — Women, Agency, and Safe Sex    M
WS 342 — Gender and Health: Disability Culture  M
WS 348  — Sociology of Sexuality  M,S
WS 356  — Health in America  M

WS 365 — Global Perspectives on Gender, Health, and Reproduction    M
WS 400 — Reproductive Health    M
WS 402 — Gender & Health Policy    M  *RS
WS 405 — Pharma, Pills, Policy   M
WS 432 — Diagnosis, Sex, and Society   M
WS 438 — Gender, Health and Well-being in Africa    M
WS 443 — Race, Gender & Health    M
WS 447  — Sociology of Gender  S,M
WS 452 — Sexuality and Science    S,M
WS 482 — Gender, Drugs & Health    M
WS 485 — Gender, Mentoring, and Technology    T