STS 1101

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

From global warming to surveillance of citizens to health-care reform, issues in science, technology, and medicine also are political issues. This course uses contemporary scientific controversies to explore the intersections of science and politics. Issues explored may include the role of the military and private sector in funding research, the politics of experts and expertise, computer privacy and national security, and environmental politics.

When Offered Spring.

Distribution Category (SBA-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-SBY)
Satisfies Requirement Recommended as introduction to field; not required and may not be used to fulfill a major requirement.

Comments STS 1101 and STS 1102 may be taken separately or in any order.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16272STS 1101  LEC 001