The Department of Science & Technology Studies offers a broad range of courses addressing the social aspects of science and technology. These courses are appropriate for students in the social sciences and the humanities, as well as in the natural sciences and engineering. STS courses address many topics, ranging from computers in society; to ethical issues in medicine; to science, race, and colonialism; to science and law, to gender and technology; to the history of technology in the 20th century.
Courses for undergraduates can be found here: Science & Technology Studies; Biology & Society. The Department offers two undergraduate majors, Biology & Society and Science & Technology Studies, and a minor in Science & Technology Studies. For information on the majors or minor, please click here.
Graduate courses provide a foundation for advanced students in the social sciences and humanities who want to explore cutting edge scholarship in the field of Science & Technology Studies. These graduate level courses also provide training in S&TS and in relevant research methods for Ph.D. students in Science & Technology Studies and related fields.