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Communication and Media Approved Courses

STS students take a set of Core STS Courses and a set of Socio-Cultural and Technical Courses in a selected Concentration Area. In creating their proposed curriculum plan or updating an already approved plan, students are advised to review the STS Program Requirements & Policies. Students are encouraged to select courses in both the Core and Concentration Area around an identifiable set of topics and issues in STS, as well at least one technical set of skills to develop a greater sense of expertise and application for their program. A student’s curriculum plan, initially and with any changes, must be reviewed and approved by the STS Associate Director and Undergraduate Advisor to ensure all students maintain a coherent curriculum package with strong analytical and technical course work that engages with STS frameworks. Core requirements should be taken for 4+ units where offered.

 

How do I use this course list? Use the Courses menu to the left to select either Core Courses or Concentration Areas. Then use the 'Requirements' filter to identify which courses have been designated Socio-Cultural, Foundational (within Socio-Cultural), Technical, WIM and Global. See Requirements for how many of each are required for your program. 

Title Notes Quarter Day, Time, Location
FILMSTUD 6
Introduction to Media
Denson, S., Denson, S.
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
12:30pm - 1:50pm
McMurtry Building 102, Oshman
HISTORY 204D
Advanced Topics in Agnotology (HISTORY 304D)
Proctor, R.
2018-2019 Spring
Monday
9:30am - 12:20pm
200-015
INTLPOL 221
Politics of Data: Algorithmic Culture, Big Data, and Information Waste
Edwards, P.
2018-2019 Spring
ME 125
Visual Frontiers
Fenton, P.
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:30am - 11:20am
Lathrop 282
ME 125
Visual Frontiers
Fenton, P., Wang, Y.
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday
2:30pm - 4:20pm
420-050
ME 267
Ethics and Equity in Transportation Systems
Gerdes, J.
2018-2019 Autumn
Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
530-127
MS&E 111
Introduction to Optimization (ENGR 62, MS&E 211)
Goel, A.
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
Hewlett Teaching Center 200
MS&E 120
Probabilistic Analysis
Shachter, R.
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:30am - 11:20am
MS&E 135
Networks
Ugander, J.
2018-2019 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
Hewlett Teaching Center 201
MS&E 180
Organizations: Theory and Management
Eisenhardt, K.
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
Thornt110
MS&E 180
Organizations: Theory and Management
Siino, R.
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 3:20pm
200-305
MUSIC 220A
Fundamentals of Computer-Generated Sound
Chafe, C., Das, O., Cavdir, D.
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 3:20pm
Knoll317
MUSIC 220B
Compositional Algorithms, Psychoacoustics, and Computational Music
Wang, G., Fram, N.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
3:30pm - 5:20pm
Knoll217
MUSIC 254
Music Query, Analysis, and Style Simulation (CS 275B)
Sapp, C., Selfridge-Field, E.
2018-2019 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
Braun 131
MUSIC 257
Neuroplasticity and Musical Gaming
Crum, P., Crum, P.
2018-2019 Spring
Friday
10:30am - 12:20pm
Knoll217
OSPCPTWN 67
ICT4D: An Introduction to the Use of ICTs for Development
2018-2019 Winter
OSPFLOR 28
Between Art and Science: the Evolution of Techniques from Antiquity to Leonardo da Vinci
Galluzzi, P.
2018-2019 Winter
OSPFLOR 48
Sharing Beauty in Florence: Collectors, Collections and the Shaping of the Western Museum Tradition
Rossi, F., Verdon, T.
2018-2019 Winter
OSPFLOR 49
On-Screen Battles: Filmic Portrayals of Fascism and World War II
Campani, E.
2018-2019 Winter
OSPFLOR 67
The Celluloid Gaze: Gender, Identity and Sexuality in Cinema
Campani, E.
2018-2019 Spring
OSPPARIS 30
The Avant Garde in France through Literature, Art, and Theater
Quenault, G.
2018-2019 Autumn
PSYCH 30
Introduction to Perception
Grill-Spector, K.
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
420-041
RELIGST 31
The Religious Life of Things
Kieschnick, J.
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
12:30pm - 1:20pm
260-113
SOC 180A
Foundations of Social Research (CSRE 180A, SOC 280A)
Pedulla, D.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
9:30am - 11:20am
380-380X
SOC 180B
Introduction to Data Analysis (CSRE 180B, SOC 280B)
Rosenfeld, M.
2018-2019 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
200-203
STATS 191
Introduction to Applied Statistics
Taylor, J.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
Departmental Room
STATS 60
Introduction to Statistical Methods: Precalculus (PSYCH 10, STATS 160)
Xia, L.
2018-2019 Autumn
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
420-040
STATS 60
Introduction to Statistical Methods: Precalculus (PSYCH 10, STATS 160)
Poldrack, R.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:50am
420-040
STATS 60
Introduction to Statistical Methods: Precalculus (PSYCH 10, STATS 160)
Baiocchi, M.
2018-2019 Spring
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
420-040
STATS 60
Introduction to Statistical Methods: Precalculus (PSYCH 10, STATS 160)
2018-2019 Summer
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
STS 123
Making of a Nuclear World: History, Politics, and Culture
Sato, K.
2018-2019 Summer
Tuesday
1:30pm - 4:20pm
200-015
STS 151
The Future of Information (EDUC 151)
Naim, K., Willinsky, J.
2018-2019 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
School of Education 128
STS 181
Techno-metabolism: Technology, Society, and the Anthropocene
2018-2019 Autumn
STS 191W
Doing STS: Introduction to Research
Sato, K.
2018-2019 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
200-013
SYMSYS 1
Minds and Machines (LINGUIST 35, PHIL 99, PSYCH 35)
Skokowski, P.
2018-2019 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
Cubberley Auditorium
SYMSYS 245
Cognition in Interaction Design
Shrager, J.
2018-2019 Winter
Monday Wednesday
7:30pm - 9:20pm
200-107

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