Nov 21, 2019  
Catalogue 2019-2020 
    
Catalogue 2019-2020

Science, Technology and Society Program


Director: David Justin Esteban;

Steering Committee: Abigail Baird (Psychological Science), Elizabeth Howe Bradley (President), Leroy Cooper (Biology), Abigail Coplin (Sociology and Science, Technology and Society), David Justin Esteban (Biology), Kenneth Livingston (Cognitive Science), M. Mark (English), José Perillán (Physics and Astronomy), Nancy Jo Pokrywka (Biology), Jill S. Schneiderman (Earth Science), Christopher Whiteb (Religion);

Participating Faculty: Alicia Atwood (Economics), Abigail Baird (Psychological Science), Elizabeth Howe Bradley (President), Leroy Cooper (Biology), Abigail Coplin (Sociology and Science, Technology and Society), David Justin Esteban (Biology), Benjamin Ho (Economics), Jamie Kelly (Philosophy), Jennifer Kennell (Biology), Kenneth Livingston (Cognitive Science), M. Mark (English), Osman Nemli (Philosophy), Sofia Ortiz-Hinojosa (Philosophy), José Perillán (Physics and Astronomy), Nancy Jo Pokrywka (Biology), Miriam Rossi (Chemistry), Claire Sagan (Political Science), Jill S. Schneiderman (Earth Science), Eric Trump (German), Christopher Whiteb (Religion), Douglas Winblad (Philosophy).

On leave 2019/20, second semester


The multidisciplinary program in Science, Technology, and Society is designed to enable students to pursue three objectives: a) to understand the central role of science and technology in contemporary society; b) to examine how science and technology reflect their social, political, philosophical, economic and cultural contexts; and c) to explore the human, ethical and policy implications of current and emerging technologies.

Students interested in the program are urged to plan for declaration as early as possible in their college careers. First-year students and sophomores should talk with the director concerning courses to be taken in the first and sophomore years.

Programs

Major

Courses

Science, Technology and Society: I. Introductory

Science, Technology and Society: II. Intermediate

Science, Technology and Society: III. Advanced