Biology & Society (BSOC)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

BSOC 2051

In today's rapidly changing world of health and medicine, complex ethical issues arise in many contexts from the private, interpersonal interactions between doctor and patient to the broad, mass-mediated ... view course details

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

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7707BSOC 2051  LEC 001

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  • University Common Course.

  •  7710BSOC 2051  DIS 201

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  •  7715BSOC 2051  DIS 202

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  •  7717BSOC 2051  DIS 203

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  •  7719BSOC 2051  DIS 204

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  •  7721BSOC 2051  DIS 205

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  •  7723BSOC 2051  DIS 206

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  •  7725BSOC 2051  DIS 207

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  •  7727BSOC 2051  DIS 208

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BSOC 2061

Politicians, scientists, and citizens worldwide face many environmental issues today, but they are neither simple nor straightforward. Moreover, there are many ways to understand how we have, do, and could ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PHIL 2460STS 2061

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15678BSOC 2061  LEC 001

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  • 15679BSOC 2061  DIS 201

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  • 15680BSOC 2061  DIS 202

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  • 15681BSOC 2061  DIS 203

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  • 15682BSOC 2061  DIS 204

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BSOC 2201

The actions of people are crucial to environmental well-being. This course addresses the interrelationships between social phenomena and the natural (i.e., biophysical) environment. It is intended to (1) ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: DSOC 2201NTRES 2201

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  7699BSOC 2201  LEC 001

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  •  7889BSOC 2201  DIS 201

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  •  7890BSOC 2201  DIS 202

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  •  7891BSOC 2201  DIS 203

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  •  7892BSOC 2201  DIS 204

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  •  7973BSOC 2201  DIS 205

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  •  7974BSOC 2201  DIS 206

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  •  9375BSOC 2201  DIS 207

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  •  9376BSOC 2201  DIS 208

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  • 17677BSOC 2201  DIS 209

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  • 17678BSOC 2201  DIS 210

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BSOC 2581

This lecture course serves as an introduction to the historical study of humanity's interrelationship with the natural world. Environmental history is a quickly evolving field, taking on increasing importance ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 2581HIST 2581

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16519BSOC 2581  LEC 001

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  • 16520BSOC 2581  DIS 201

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  • 16521BSOC 2581  DIS 202

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  • 16522BSOC 2581  DIS 203

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BSOC 2821

This course aims to make comprehensible both to science majors and to students of the humanities the historical  structure and development of modern science and to show sciences as cultural phenomena. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: HIST 2820STS 2821

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16558BSOC 2821  DIS 201

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  • 16559BSOC 2821  DIS 202

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  • 17941BSOC 2821  DIS 203

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  • 17942BSOC 2821  DIS 204

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  • 17991BSOC 2821  DIS 205

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  • 17992BSOC 2821  DIS 206

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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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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6680BSOC 3751  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Dear, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7391BSOC 3751  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Hilgartner, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7392BSOC 3751  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Kline, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7393BSOC 3751  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Leuenberger, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7394BSOC 3751  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Lewenstein, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7395BSOC 3751  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Lynch, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7396BSOC 3751  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Pinch, T

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7397BSOC 3751  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Prentice, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7398BSOC 3751  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Pritchard, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7399BSOC 3751  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Rossiter, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7400BSOC 3751  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Sengers, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7401BSOC 3751  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Seth, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7402BSOC 3751  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Vogel, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9473BSOC 3751  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Tantillo, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18498BSOC 3751  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Avery, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18627BSOC 3751  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Lammerding, J

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BSOC 4291

This course examines scientific controversies that become political. Why does some science become politicized rather than normalized and routinized? How do societies deal with collective uncertainty and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: GOVT 4291STS 4291

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15704BSOC 4291  SEM 101

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  • Government Seniors/Juniors given preference. This course fulfills the Government seminar requirement.

BSOC 4992

Students must register for the 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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  •   Combined with: HE 4992STS 4992

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6369BSOC 4992  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • Prerequisite: Enrollment limited to Biology & Society seniors with an overall GPA of 3.3. Apply in 306 Rockefeller Hall.