Science & Technology Studies (STS)Arts and Sciences, Engineering

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

STS 1126

This seminar explores the ways in which Science and Society shape one another and provides the opportunity to write extensively about this mutual shaping. Topics vary by section. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Controversies

  • 18659 STS 1126   SEM 101

    • TR White Hall B14
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Marshall, O

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

STS 2011

This course introduces some central ideas in the field of S&TS. It is aimed at students from any background who are challenged to think more critically about what counts as scientific knowledge and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: SOC 2100

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7305 STS 2011   LEC 001

    • MW Mcgraw Hall 165
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Hilgartner, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7306 STS 2011   DIS 201

    • R Morrill Hall 102
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Hilgartner, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7307 STS 2011   DIS 202

    • R Morrill Hall 102
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Hilgartner, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7308 STS 2011   DIS 203

    • R Morrill Hall 102
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Hilgartner, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7309 STS 2011   DIS 204

    • R Morrill Hall 102
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Hilgartner, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7310 STS 2011   DIS 205

    • R Morrill Hall 102
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Hilgartner, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

STS 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: BSOC 2061PHIL 2960

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6155 STS 2061   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6156 STS 2061   DIS 201

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

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6157 STS 2061   DIS 202

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

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6158 STS 2061   DIS 203

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

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6159 STS 2061   DIS 204

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

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

STS 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 2468BSOC 2468FGSS 2468

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5332 STS 2468   LEC 001

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

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5333 STS 2468   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5334 STS 2468   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5335 STS 2468   DIS 204

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

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5336 STS 2468   DIS 205

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

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5337 STS 2468   DIS 206

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

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5338 STS 2468   DIS 207

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5339 STS 2468   DIS 208

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

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5377 STS 2468   DIS 209

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

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

STS 2812

An introduction to the history and theory of writing systems from cuneiform to the alphabet, historical and new writing media, and the complex relationship of writing technologies to human language and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  6360 STS 2812   LEC 001

    • MWF Mcgraw Hall 165
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Kirk, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

STS 2831

We will look at some central questions about the nature of scientific theory and practice. What makes a discipline a science? Does science discover the objective truth about the world? How, and why, do ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PHIL 2810

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17440 STS 2831   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

STS 2851

Environmental problems, public health issues, scientific research-in each of these areas, communication plays a fundamental role. From the media to individual conversations, from technical journals to ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COMM 2850

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3526 STS 2851   LEC 001

    • MW Malott Hall 251
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Schuldt, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

STS 2921

Provides an introduction to the role computing and information technologies played in political public life, from tabulating machines used to calculate the census to Big Tech's impact on democratic procedures, ... view course details

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  • 18305 STS 2921   LEC 001

    • MW Upson Hall 216
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Vidan, G

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

STS 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: BSOC 3011

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16956 STS 3011   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

STS 3241

Humans have fraught relationships with the animals, plants, land, water—even geological processes—around us. We come together to revere, conserve, protect the things many call nature. We struggle over ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GDEV 3240SOC 3240

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  4931 STS 3241   LEC 001

    • TR Corson-Mudd A106
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Zinda, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

STS 3601

Studies ethical issues involved in engineering practice. Explores the engineer's role in technical decision-making in organizations. Considers the engineer's relationship to the uses of technology in society, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGRG 3600

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 19195 STS 3601   LEC 001

    • MW Upson Hall 222
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Callister, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment open to: (EN) sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

STS 3991

Applications for research projects are accepted by individual STS faculty members. Students may enroll for 1–4 credits in STS 3991 with written permission of the faculty supervisor and may elect either ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4461 STS 3991   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

  •  4462 STS 3991   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

  •  4463 STS 3991   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

  •  4464 STS 3991   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

  •  4465 STS 3991   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

  •  4466 STS 3991   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

  •  4467 STS 3991   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

  •  6062 STS 3991   IND 614

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

STS 4260

This experimental, collaborative and seminar-based class will explore the material ethics of computing – the ways in which computing rests upon, emerges from, and ultimately returns to the earth, with ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: INFO 4260INFO 5260

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18382 STS 4260   SEM 101

    • F Upson Hall 222
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Jackson, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

STS 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: BSOC 4413

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18336 STS 4413   SEM 101

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

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

STS 4561

Evaluation is a pervasive feature of contemporary life. Professors, doctors, countries, hotels, pollution, books, intelligence: there is hardly anything that is not subject to some form of review, rating, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: INFO 4561SHUM 4561SOC 4560

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7317 STS 4561   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

STS 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: BSOC 4650

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5985 STS 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.

STS 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 4690BSOC 4691

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6059 STS 4691   LEC 001

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

STS 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: BSOC 4992

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5043 STS 4992   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Seth, S

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

STS 6311

In this Graduate seminar we will discuss the nature, politics and basic assumptions underlying qualitative research. We will examine a selection of qualitative methods ranging from interviewing, oral history, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: SOC 6310

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7379 STS 6311   SEM 101

    • R White Hall 104
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Tamarkin, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

STS 6991

Applications and information are available in 303 Morrill Hall. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4468 STS 6991   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Hilgartner, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4469 STS 6991   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Leuenberger, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4470 STS 6991   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Lewenstein, B

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4471 STS 6991   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Lynch, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4472 STS 6991   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Pinch, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4473 STS 6991   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Prentice, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4474 STS 6991   IND 610

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Pritchard, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4475 STS 6991   IND 612

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Sengers, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4476 STS 6991   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Seth, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5902 STS 6991   IND 614

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Slayton, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

STS 7201

This course will examine the peculiar speculative world of emerging technologies-a social and technical "space," found at the edges of expanding technological systems, where new technologies are being ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16960 STS 7201   SEM 101

    • T White Hall 104
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Hilgartner, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

STS 7937

The Proseminar in Peace Studies offers a multidisciplinary review of issues related to peace and conflict at the graduate level. The course is led by the director of the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 7937HIST 7937

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5701 STS 7937   SEM 101

    • R Uris Hall G08
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Karim, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person