STS 201 — WHERE SCIENCE MEETS SOCIETY

3 credits.

An overview of science and technology studies. Explores science and technology as central institutions in modern societies. Teaches approaches to analyzing social dimensions of recent advances in areas such as genetics, environment, Internet, surveillance, and nanotechnology..

STS 403 — SPECIAL TOPICS IN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY STUDIES

3 credits.

An interdisciplinary exploration of one or more high profile issues motivating debate and discussion among science and technology studies scholars. Topics will vary.

STS 699 — DIRECTED STUDY

1-3 credits.

Available for undergraduates interested in STS, who have completed STS 201, but is intended primarily as a means for ISSuES certificate students to fulfill their capstone requirement.

STS/​CURRIC  734 — SCIENCE STUDIES AND SCIENCE EDUCATION

3 credits.

Examination of the key ideas from the field of science and technology studies (history, philosophy, sociology of science, etc.) and how they have been taken up in both the school science curriculum as well as the science education research community.

STS 901 — SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE IN SOCIETY

3 credits.

Designed to introduce students to key themes, issues and scholarship in the interdisciplinary fields of science and technology studies. Explores how different disciplinary perspectives contribute to and influence the questions, methods and theoretical approaches within particular fields of science studies.

STS 902 — CURRENT TOPICS IN SCIENCE AND TECNOLOGY STUDIES

1 credit.

Designed to introduce students to key themes, issues and scholarship in the interdisciplinary field of science and technology studies (STS). Participating faculty and speakers will be drawn from the social sciences, humanities, and physical and life sciences.

STS 903 — SPECIAL TOPICS IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY STUDIES

3 credits.

An interdisciplinary exploration of one or more high profile issues motivated debate and discussion among science and technology studies scholars. Topics will vary.

STS 999 — INDEPENDENT STUDY IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY STUDIES

1-6 credits.

A turoial style course arranged between an STS graduate minor student and an STS faculty affiliate. The topic of the course, the specific reding requirements, writing, and student-faculty meetings will be outlined in a student-faculty "contract."