Jul 16, 2024  
Rensselaer Catalog 2023-2024 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2023-2024 [Archived Catalog]

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INQR 1100 - 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

Cross Listed: STSO 1100  

Credit Hours: 4



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