Biology & Society (BSOC)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

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

  •  5962 BSOC 2061   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5963 BSOC 2061   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5964 BSOC 2061   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5965 BSOC 2061   DIS 203

    • W McGraw Hall 215
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Pritchard, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5966 BSOC 2061   DIS 204

  • 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

  •  4720 BSOC 2201   LEC 001

    • TR Warren Hall B25
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Johnson, S

      Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4790 BSOC 2201   DIS 201

    • R Fernow Hall G01
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Johnson, S

      Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4791 BSOC 2201   DIS 202

    • R Fernow Hall G01
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Johnson, S

      Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4792 BSOC 2201   DIS 203

    • F Fernow Hall G01
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Johnson, S

      Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4793 BSOC 2201   DIS 204

    • F Warren Hall 137
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Johnson, S

      Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4832 BSOC 2201   DIS 205

    • R Fernow Hall G01
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Johnson, S

      Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4833 BSOC 2201   DIS 206

    • R Warren Hall 138
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Johnson, S

      Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5008 BSOC 2201   DIS 207

    • F Kennedy Hall 103
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Johnson, S

      Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5009 BSOC 2201   DIS 208

    • R Warren Hall 138
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Johnson, S

      Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7701 BSOC 2201   DIS 209

    • R Warren Hall 138
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Johnson, S

      Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17004 BSOC 2201   DIS 210

    • F Fernow Hall G01
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Johnson, S

      Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17005 BSOC 2201   DIS 211

    • F Fernow Hall G01
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Johnson, S

      Stedman, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17006 BSOC 2201   DIS 212

    • F Warren Hall 137
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Johnson, S

      Stedman, R

  • 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

  •  5319 BSOC 2468   LEC 001

    • TR Mcgraw Hall 165
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Langwick, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5320 BSOC 2468   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5321 BSOC 2468   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5322 BSOC 2468   DIS 204

    • W McGraw Hall 366
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5323 BSOC 2468   DIS 205

    • W Malott Hall 224
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5324 BSOC 2468   DIS 206

    • R McGraw Hall B65
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5325 BSOC 2468   DIS 207

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5326 BSOC 2468   DIS 208

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5367 BSOC 2468   DIS 209

  • 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

  •  5942 BSOC 2581   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5943 BSOC 2581   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5944 BSOC 2581   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5945 BSOC 2581   DIS 203

    • F White Hall B14
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5946 BSOC 2581   DIS 204

  • 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

  •  7068 BSOC 2599   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

BSOC 2640

An introduction to the origins and development of Western medicine in ancient Greece and Rome. We will read a variety of sources on the ancient theory and practice of medicine, including pre-Hippocratic ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ARKEO 2640CLASS 2640

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17043 BSOC 2640   LEC 001

    • TR Uris Hall 202
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Roby, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17044 BSOC 2640   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19984 BSOC 2640   DIS 202

  • 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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: STS 3011

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  6809 BSOC 3011   LEC 001

    • TR Morrill Hall 106
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Ratcliff, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: GDEV 3111SOC 3130STS 3111

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17022 BSOC 3111   LEC 001

    • WF Morrill Hall 106
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Chaudhuri, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17023 BSOC 3111   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17024 BSOC 3111   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17025 BSOC 3111   DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17026 BSOC 3111   DIS 204

  • 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
  •  6402 BSOC 3235   LEC 001

    • MW White Hall 110
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Velasco, M

  • 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

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5951 BSOC 3390   LEC 001

    • MWF Sibley Hall 115
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • 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

  •  4546 BSOC 3751   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • 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

  •  4547 BSOC 3751   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • 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

  •  4548 BSOC 3751   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • 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

  •  4549 BSOC 3751   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • 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

  •  4550 BSOC 3751   IND 610

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • 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

  •  4551 BSOC 3751   IND 612

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • 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

  •  4552 BSOC 3751   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • 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

  •  5035 BSOC 3751   IND 615

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • 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

  •  5233 BSOC 3751   IND 616

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • 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

  •  5243 BSOC 3751   IND 617

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • 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

  •  5515 BSOC 3751   IND 618

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • 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

  •  6691 BSOC 3751   IND 619

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Overby, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

BSOC 4127

Visions of bodily corruption preoccupy ruler and ruled alike and prompt campaigns for moral, medical, and legal reform in periods of both stability and revolution. This seminar explores the links between ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18037 BSOC 4127   SEM 101

    • M McGraw Hall 215
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Roebuck, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18038 BSOC 4127   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

BSOC 4131

One of the most troubling realizations of the 20th century has been the extent to which human activities have transformed the environment on a global scale. The rapid growth of human population and the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 4131STS 4131

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16993 BSOC 4131   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

BSOC 4227

Critical approaches to embodiment compel bioarchaeologists to consider how social norms and institutional inequalities are enacted and materialized through the body. This course contributes a ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18607 BSOC 4227   SEM 101

    • T Sibley Hall 211
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Velasco, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

BSOC 4682

Therapeutic knowledge and practice in Africa have changed dynamically over the past century. Yet, questions about healing continue to be questions about the intimate ways that power works on bodies. Accounts ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18595 BSOC 4682   SEM 101

    • M Uris Hall 438
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Langwick, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  5905 BSOC 4691   LEC 001

    • TR Malott Hall 230
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • 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

  •  4024 BSOC 4992   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • 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.