Biology & Society (BSOC)Arts and Sciences

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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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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PHIL 2460STS 2061

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8704BSOC 2061  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Pritchard, S

  •  8714BSOC 2061  DIS 201

    • W
    • Pritchard, S

  •  8715BSOC 2061  DIS 202

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    • Pritchard, S

  •  8716BSOC 2061  DIS 203

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    • Pritchard, S

  •  8717BSOC 2061  DIS 204

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    • Pritchard, S

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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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: DSOC 2201NTRES 2201

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  7141BSOC 2201  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Bugden, D

      Stedman, R

  •  7242BSOC 2201  DIS 201

    • R
    • Stedman, R

  •  7243BSOC 2201  DIS 202

    • R
    • Stedman, R

  •  7244BSOC 2201  DIS 203

    • F
    • Stedman, R

  •  7245BSOC 2201  DIS 204

    • F
    • Stedman, R

  •  7305BSOC 2201  DIS 205

    • R
    • Stedman, R

  •  7306BSOC 2201  DIS 206

    • R
    • Stedman, R

  •  7770BSOC 2201  DIS 207

    • F
    • Stedman, R

  •  7771BSOC 2201  DIS 208

    • R
    • Stedman, R

  •  8111BSOC 2201  DIS 209

    • R
    • Stedman, R

  •  8112BSOC 2201  DIS 210

    • F
    • Stedman, R

BSOC 2468

Medicine has become the language and practice through which we address a broad range of both individual and societal complaints. Interest in this "medicalization of life" may be one of the reasons that ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ANTHR 2468FGSS 2468STS 2468

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8359BSOC 2468  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Langwick, S

  •  8360BSOC 2468  DIS 201

    • R
    • Staff

  •  8361BSOC 2468  DIS 202

    • R
    • Staff

  •  8362BSOC 2468  DIS 204

    • R
    • Staff

  •  8363BSOC 2468  DIS 205

    • R
    • Staff

  •  8364BSOC 2468  DIS 206

    • F
    • Staff

  •  8365BSOC 2468  DIS 207

    • F
    • Staff

  •  8366BSOC 2468  DIS 208

    • F
    • Staff

  •  8505BSOC 2468  DIS 209

    • F
    • Staff

BSOC 2561

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

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  • 17116BSOC 2561  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Hinrichs, T

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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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 2581HIST 2581

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9262BSOC 2581  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Giacomelli, J

  •  9263BSOC 2581  DIS 201

    • R
    • Staff

  •  9264BSOC 2581  DIS 202

    • F
    • Staff

  •  9265BSOC 2581  DIS 203

    • F
    • Staff

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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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: DSOC 3111SOC 3130STS 3111

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8956BSOC 3111  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Leuenberger, C

  •  8957BSOC 3111  DIS 201

    • F
    • Leuenberger, C

  •  8958BSOC 3111  DIS 202

    • F
    • Leuenberger, C

  •  8959BSOC 3111  DIS 203

    • F
    • Leuenberger, C

  •  9423BSOC 3111  DIS 204

    • F
    • Leuenberger, C

  •  9424BSOC 3111  DIS 205

    • F
    • Leuenberger, C

  •  9425BSOC 3111  DIS 206

    • F
    • Leuenberger, C

BSOC 3181

This course explores the history, sociology, and ethics of risk. In particular, we will focus on the complex and often ambiguous relationship between science, technology, and risk. A historical perspective ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: HIST 3181STS 3181

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8229BSOC 3181  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Slayton, R

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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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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  •   Combined with: ANTHR 4101STS 4101

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9572BSOC 4101  SEM 101

    • T
    • Prentice, R

BSOC 4651

Bodies and Diseases in the Middle East (1500-2000) will explore the history of medicine and science in the Middle East from early modern period to the present. It covers the main topics and questions regarding ... view course details

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  •  8930BSOC 4651  SEM 101

    • R
    • Yilmaz, S

BSOC 4992

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

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  •   Combined with: HE 4992STS 4992

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6059BSOC 4992  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

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