Biology & Society (BSOC)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

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

  •  6138 BSOC 2061   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6139 BSOC 2061   DIS 201

    • W Morrill Hall 111
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Chaudhuri, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6140 BSOC 2061   DIS 202

    • W White Hall 104
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Chaudhuri, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6141 BSOC 2061   DIS 203

    • W Morrill Hall 102
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Chaudhuri, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6142 BSOC 2061   DIS 204

    • W Morrill Hall 102
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Chaudhuri, A

  • 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: GDEV 2201NTRES 2201

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4633 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.

  •  4704 BSOC 2201   DIS 201

    • R Fernow Hall G01
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4705 BSOC 2201   DIS 202

    • R Warren Hall 113
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4706 BSOC 2201   DIS 203

    • F Warren Hall 137
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4707 BSOC 2201   DIS 204

    • F Warren Hall 137
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4750 BSOC 2201   DIS 205

    • R Fernow Hall G24
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4751 BSOC 2201   DIS 206

    • R Fernow Hall G01
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4994 BSOC 2201   DIS 207

    • F Fernow Hall G01
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4995 BSOC 2201   DIS 208

    • R Fernow Hall G01
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

BSOC 2350

How does literary language depict the experience of physical suffering? Can a poem or a novel palliate pain, illness, even the possibility of death? From darkly comic narratives of black plague to the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17008 BSOC 2350   LEC 001

  • 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

  •  5324 BSOC 2468   LEC 001

    • TR Malott Hall 251
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Nading, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5325 BSOC 2468   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5326 BSOC 2468   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5327 BSOC 2468   DIS 204

    • F McGraw Hall B65
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5328 BSOC 2468   DIS 205

    • F McGraw Hall B65
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5329 BSOC 2468   DIS 206

    • F McGraw Hall B65
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5330 BSOC 2468   DIS 207

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5331 BSOC 2468   DIS 208

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5376 BSOC 2468   DIS 209

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 2581HIST 2581

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6099 BSOC 2581   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6100 BSOC 2581   DIS 201

    • R Uris Hall 369
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6101 BSOC 2581   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6102 BSOC 2581   DIS 203

    • F White Hall 106
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6103 BSOC 2581   DIS 204

    • F Uris Hall 302
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

BSOC 2599

This course explores the history of medicine and other sciences in the ancient Near East, broadly defined. In addition to medicine, the other scientific disciplines covered in this course include mathematics, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: JWST 2599NES 2599RELST 2599

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17259 BSOC 2599   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

BSOC 3011

Biology and biotechnology are major influences on modern life. In addition, socio-political and historical conditions have shaped biological research and its applications in medicine, agriculture, environmental ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: STS 3011

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16955 BSOC 3011   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
  •  6938 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

  •  6108 BSOC 3390   LEC 001

    • MWF White Hall 110
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Arcadi, A

  • 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

  •  4454 BSOC 3751   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  4455 BSOC 3751   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  4456 BSOC 3751   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  4457 BSOC 3751   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  4458 BSOC 3751   IND 610

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  4459 BSOC 3751   IND 612

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  4460 BSOC 3751   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  5021 BSOC 3751   IND 615

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  5228 BSOC 3751   IND 616

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Langwick, 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

  •  5238 BSOC 3751   IND 617

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  5528 BSOC 3751   IND 618

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7785 BSOC 3751   IND 619

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Overby, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

BSOC 4413

Environments shape who we are. Environment is omnipresent, and sometimes seems timeless, yet what we experience around us is an outcome of centuries of making, reworking, and reconstructing. This course ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: STS 4413

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18757 BSOC 4413   SEM 101

    • W White Hall 104
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Chaudhuri, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

BSOC 4650

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

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

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5986 BSOC 4650   SEM 101

    • T Uris Hall 204
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Overby, K

  • 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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BIOEE 4690STS 4691

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6058 BSOC 4691   LEC 001

  • 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

  •  3912 BSOC 4992   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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.