Courses

Spring 2022 Courses

The following courses from departments and programs around the university will count for credit towards an STS degree. Core STS courses are considered to be foundational for the STS degree. General STS courses weave together multiple themes in the field. Finally, some courses are designated in belonging to one or more of the three Tracks of Study (Track I: Bodies, Health, and Medicine; Track II: Science and the State; Track III: Math, Maps, and Modeling).

The degree information page explains how these categories relate to the degree requirements.

Prerequisites may vary and course sizes may be limited.

Please consult the individual department websites for the most up-to-date information regarding course schedules and modalities.

Virtual: a course that is completely online
Hybrid: a course that can be taken in-person or remote
In-person: a course that requires any attendance in-person/on-campus

Course Number Course Title & Modality Instructor
STS Lunch Seminar Series
STS 50
STS Lunch Seminar Series Samantha Jo Fried
Core STS
STS 10-01 Reading Lab: Classification Samantha Fried
STS 10-02 Reading Lab: Life Benjamin Wolfe, Tatiana Chudakova, Christian Ross
STS 12 / HIST 12 Global History of Science, Technology & Medicine Alistair Sponsel
STS 33 / MUS 58 Music, Technology and Digital Culture Joseph Auner
STS 108 / SOC 108 Epidemics Rosemary Taylor
STS 116 / PHIL 116 Philosophy of Science George E. Smith
STS 136 / ANTH 136 Cultures of Computing Nick Seaver
STS 195 / SOC 195 Seminar: Politics, Policies, and Risk in Science and Technology Rosemary Taylor
General
STS 33 / MUS 58 Music, Technology and Digital Culture Joseph Auner
STS 12 / HIST 12 Global History of Science, Technology & Medicine Alistair Sponsel
STS 116 / PHIL 116 Philosophy of Science George E. Smith
STS 149 / ANTH 151 Experimental Cultures Tatiana Chudakova
ANTH 189 How to Pay Attention Nick Seaver
CS 139 Ethics for AI, Robotics & HRI Matthias Scheutz
CS 183 Privacy in the Digital Age Josephine Wolff
EC 117 / CVS 172 Economics of Social Interactions Yannis M. Ioannides
ENG 160 / ENV 160 Environmental Justice and World Literature Modhumita Roy
PHIL 130 Moral Psychology Patrick Forber
UEP 194-02 GMOS and Sustainable Agriculture Sheldon Krimsky
I. Bodies, Health, and Medicine Track
STS 108 / SOC 108 Epidemics Rosemary Taylor
ANTH 153 Medicine, Bodies, and Minds in South Asia Sarah Pinto
ANTH 189 How to Pay Attention Nick Seaver
CLS 176-01 Ancient Medicine Seminar: Topics in Ancient Medicine and its Transmission J. Phillips
II. Science and the State Track
STS 108 / SOC 108 Epidemics Rosemary Taylor
STS 150-01 / CVS 151-01 Civic Science, Expertise, and Public Engagement Christian Ross
ANTH 28 Anthropology of Capitalism Alex Blanchette
CS 28 Cybersecurity & Cyberwarfare Ming Chow
CS 139 Ethics for AI, Robotics & HRI Matthias Scheutz
EC 191-1 Urbanization in the Developing World Anna Hardman
ENV 135-01 Environmental Policy Ninian Stein
ENV 135-02 Environmental Policy Eva H. Birk
PS 160 Force, Strategy, and Arms Control Jeffrey Taliaferro
SOC 114 Environmental Sociology Caleb Scoville
UEP 194-02 GMOS and Sustainable Agriculture Sheldon Krimsky
UEP 221 Climate Change Policy and Planning Amy Laura Cahn
III. Math, Maps, and Modeling Track
STS 11 / ENE 10 Deconstructing Engineering Design: Defining problems and creating solutions in context Desen Ozkan and Nicole Batrouny
STS 136 / ANTH 136 Cultures of Computing Nick Seaver
EC 117 / CVS 172 Economics of Social Interactions Yannis M. Ioannides
GIS 101 Introduction to GIS Alexandra M. Thorn

To register for a class, go directly to SIS.