Apr 12, 2024  
Rensselaer Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2022-2023 [Archived Catalog]

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STSO 1110 - Science, Technology, and Society


This course examines science and technology in their social, cultural, and political context. Readings are drawn from social sciences, fiction, and contemporary journalism. Case studies will include genetic testing, automation, vaccines, engineering education, AIDS activism, mental health, surveillance, and climate change. The class is designed to give students the freedom to develop and express their own ideas.

 

When Offered: Fall and spring terms annually



Credit Hours: 4



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