Biology & Society (BSOC)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022. Courses of Study 2022-2023 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

BSOC 2051

In the rapidly changing world of healthcare, complex ethical issues arise from interpersonal interactions between patients and clinicians to broad controversies that propel medicine into headline news.  ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: STS 2051

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6359 BSOC 2051   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Prentice, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    First-Year students must have permission of instructor to enroll.

  •  6360 BSOC 2051   DIS 201

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Prentice, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6361 BSOC 2051   DIS 202

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Prentice, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6362 BSOC 2051   DIS 203

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Prentice, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6363 BSOC 2051   DIS 204

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Prentice, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6364 BSOC 2051   DIS 205

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Prentice, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6365 BSOC 2051   DIS 206

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Prentice, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6366 BSOC 2051   DIS 207

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Prentice, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6367 BSOC 2051   DIS 208

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Prentice, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

BSOC 2420

One of the most pressing questions of our time is how we should understand the relationship between nature, or the environment, and culture, or society, and whether these should be viewed as separate domains ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ANTHR 2420

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  6782 BSOC 2420   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Nading, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6783 BSOC 2420   DIS 201

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6784 BSOC 2420   DIS 202

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7069 BSOC 2420   DIS 203

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7070 BSOC 2420   DIS 204

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

BSOC 2561

An exploration of processes of change in health care practices in China. Focuses on key transitions, such as the emergence of canonical medicine, of Daoist approaches to healing and longevity, of "scholar ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  • 17492 BSOC 2561   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Hinrichs, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

BSOC 3111

This course provides an introduction to the ways in which medical practice, the medical profession, and medical technology are embedded in society and culture. We will ask how medicine is connected to ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: GDEV 3111SOC 3130STS 3111

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  6801 BSOC 3111   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Leuenberger, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to: senior, junior, and sophomore students.

  •  6802 BSOC 3111   DIS 201

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Leuenberger, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6803 BSOC 3111   DIS 202

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Leuenberger, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6804 BSOC 3111   DIS 203

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Leuenberger, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6805 BSOC 3111   DIS 204

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Leuenberger, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

BSOC 3311

Environmental governance is defined as the assemblage of institutions that regulate society-nature interactions and shape environmental outcomes across a range of spatial and temporal scales. Institutions, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: GDEV 3311NTRES 3311STS 3311

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  5588 BSOC 3311   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Wolf, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5589 BSOC 3311   DIS 201

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Wolf, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5590 BSOC 3311   DIS 202

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Wolf, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5591 BSOC 3311   DIS 203

    • M To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Wolf, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  8245 BSOC 3311   DIS 204

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Wolf, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

BSOC 3751

Projects under the direction of a Biology and Society faculty member are encouraged as part of the program of study within the student's concentration area. Applications for research projects are accepted ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5434 BSOC 3751   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Hilgartner, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5435 BSOC 3751   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Leuenberger, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5436 BSOC 3751   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Lewenstein, B

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5437 BSOC 3751   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Pinch, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5438 BSOC 3751   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Prentice, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5439 BSOC 3751   IND 610

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Pritchard, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5440 BSOC 3751   IND 612

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sengers, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5441 BSOC 3751   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Seth, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5955 BSOC 3751   IND 615

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Harrington, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5956 BSOC 3751   IND 616

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Avery, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6329 BSOC 3751   IND 617

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Johnson, B

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6877 BSOC 3751   IND 618

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Ratcliff, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7289 BSOC 3751   IND 619

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Hodzic, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8425 BSOC 3751   IND 620

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Overby, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

BSOC 4101

One animal behaviorist speculates that big brains develop when species are social; that is, when they must read cues from members of their group to understand when to approach, when to flee, when to fight, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 4101STS 4101

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7893 BSOC 4101   SEM 101

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Prentice, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

BSOC 4634

During Europe's colonial era, the modern museum emerged as a site of cultural and scientific authority. This course investigates the history of imperial collections and collectors, with a focus on Britain ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18013 BSOC 4634   SEM 101

    • R Morrill Hall 423
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Ratcliff, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

BSOC 4650

In this advanced course, students will use their knowledge and analytical skills to explore complex value-laden issues in contemporary healthcare and health policy debate.  Case studies and news stories ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: STS 4650

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18010 BSOC 4650   SEM 101

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Overby, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

BSOC 4991

Students must register for 4 credits each semester (4991-4992) for a total of 8 credits. After the first semester, students receive a letter grade of "R"; a letter grade for both semesters is submitted ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: STS 4991

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  4773 BSOC 4991   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Prerequisite: Enrollment limited to Biology & Society seniors with an overall GPA of 3.3. Apply in 303 Morrill Hall.