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STSO 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.

Previous Course Number
STSO 1110

When Offered: Fall and spring terms annually.

Cross Listed: INQR 1100  

Credit Hours: 4



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