Science & Technology Studies (STS)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

STS 1101

From global warming to surveillance of citizens to health-care reform, issues in science, technology, and medicine also are political issues. This course uses contemporary scientific controversies to explore ... view course details

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  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1351STS 1101  DIS 204

  • This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=3272

STS 1201

This course investigates the ethical, legal, and policy foundations of contemporary information technology. Through lectures, readings, discussions, and short assignments, we will address contemporary ... view course details

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  •   Six Week Summer.  Combined with: INFO 1200

  • 3 Credits Graded

STS 2871

Evolution is the central concept in biology. This course examines evolution as a science and places it in an historical context. Lectures focus on descent with modification, the nature of natural selection, ... view course details

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  •   Six Week Summer.  Combined with: BIOEE 2070

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1019STS 2871  LEC 001

STS 4240

The social impact of technologies is typically thought about fairly late, if ever, in the design process. Indeed, it can be difficult at design time to predict what effects technologies will have. Nevertheless, ... view course details

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  •   Six Week Summer.  Combined with: INFO 4240

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt