Biology & Society (BSOC)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

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
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PHIL 2960STS 2061

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7093 BSOC 2061   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7094 BSOC 2061   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7095 BSOC 2061   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7096 BSOC 2061   DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7097 BSOC 2061   DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

BSOC 2071

This course offers an introductory survey of the history of medicine (principally in Europe and the United States) from classical antiquity to the early twentieth century. Using a combination of both primary ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: HIST 2710STS 2071

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7141 BSOC 2071   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7142 BSOC 2071   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7143 BSOC 2071   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7899 BSOC 2071   DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7900 BSOC 2071   DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7901 BSOC 2071   DIS 205

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

BSOC 2131

Science fiction is not merely a literary genre but a whole way of being, thinking, and acting in the modern world. This course explores classic and contemporary science fiction from Frankenstein to The ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: COML 2035ENGL 2035STS 2131

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19185 BSOC 2131   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19186 BSOC 2131   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19187 BSOC 2131   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  5359 BSOC 2201   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    If you are interested in this course but unable to enroll, please complete the E&S course request form: https://tinyurl.com/escourserequest.

  •  5438 BSOC 2201   DIS 201

    • R Fernow Hall G01
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5439 BSOC 2201   DIS 202

    • R Fernow Hall G01
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5440 BSOC 2201   DIS 203

    • F Fernow Hall G01
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5441 BSOC 2201   DIS 204

    • F Fernow Hall G01
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5496 BSOC 2201   DIS 205

    • R Fernow Hall G01
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5497 BSOC 2201   DIS 206

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5752 BSOC 2201   DIS 207

    • F Warren Hall 138
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5753 BSOC 2201   DIS 208

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

BSOC 2211

Throughout most of the human career, people survived by hunting and gathering wild foods. The advent of food production is one of the most profound changes in history and prehistory. This course examines ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 2201ARKEO 2201

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7420 BSOC 2211   LEC 001

    • MWF Mcgraw Hall 165
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Russell, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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 medical ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ANTHR 2468FGSS 2468STS 2468

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6106 BSOC 2468   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6107 BSOC 2468   DIS 201

    • R White Hall B06
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6108 BSOC 2468   DIS 202

    • R McGraw Hall 366
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6109 BSOC 2468   DIS 204

    • F McGraw Hall 215
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6110 BSOC 2468   DIS 205

    • F McGraw Hall 365
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6111 BSOC 2468   DIS 206

    • F White Hall 114
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6112 BSOC 2468   DIS 207

    • F McGraw Hall B65
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6113 BSOC 2468   DIS 208

    • F McGraw Hall B65
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6158 BSOC 2468   DIS 209

    • F McGraw Hall 366
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7026 BSOC 2581   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7027 BSOC 2581   DIS 201

    • R McGraw Hall 366
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7028 BSOC 2581   DIS 202

    • R Uris Hall G22
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7029 BSOC 2581   DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7030 BSOC 2581   DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

BSOC 2721

This course examines the history of mental illness—its conception and treatment—in the United States, from the early 1800s to the present, focusing on four major questions: (1) How have understandings ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 2722HIST 2721STS 2721

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17975 BSOC 2721   LEC 001

    • TR Mcgraw Hall 165
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Vider, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17976 BSOC 2721   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17977 BSOC 2721   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17978 BSOC 2721   DIS 203

    • R Uris Hall 312
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17979 BSOC 2721   DIS 204

    • R Uris Hall G88
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 20298 BSOC 2721   DIS 205

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 20299 BSOC 2721   DIS 206

    • F Uris Hall 498
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3185HIST 3181STS 3181

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7125 BSOC 3181   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

BSOC 3235

Bioarchaeology is the study of human remains from archaeological sites. Like forensic scientists at the scene of the crime, bioarchaeologists search for clues embedded in human bone and mummified tissues ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17764 BSOC 3235   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

BSOC 3390

The course will investigate all aspects of non-human primate life. Based on the fundamentals of evolutionary theory, group and inter-individual behaviors will be presented. In addition, an understanding ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 3390

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7040 BSOC 3390   LEC 001

  • 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

  •  5159 BSOC 3751   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Hilgartner, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5160 BSOC 3751   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Leuenberger, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5161 BSOC 3751   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Lewenstein, B

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5162 BSOC 3751   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Pinch, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5163 BSOC 3751   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Prentice, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5164 BSOC 3751   IND 610

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Pritchard, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5165 BSOC 3751   IND 612

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Sengers, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5166 BSOC 3751   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Seth, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5780 BSOC 3751   IND 615

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Tantillo, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6002 BSOC 3751   IND 616

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Avery, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6012 BSOC 3751   IND 617

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Lammerding, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6331 BSOC 3751   IND 618

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Wolfner, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm

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
  • 19099 BSOC 4634   SEM 101

  • 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

  •  6843 BSOC 4650   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: BSOC/STS 2051 or permission of instructor.

BSOC 4691

Multidisciplinary course dealing with the social and environmental impact of food production in the United States and developing countries. Agroecosystems of various kinds are analyzed from biological, ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BIOEE 4690STS 4691

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6948 BSOC 4691   LEC 001

    • TR Corson-Mudd A409
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Power, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to 20 students.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: STS 4992

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4438 BSOC 4992   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Seth, S

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