This list of pre-approved courses is intended to inspire, not to require.  These are some examples of courses that have been used for this submajor in the past.  Each student should individualize the submajor around their interests and goals.  

Look for courses within SAS and other schools at Penn.  Discuss your goals for the submajor with the STSC Chair or Associate Director.

Up to three (3) non-College courses* may be in the submajor.  
Up to two science courses 200-level and above may count for the submajor where appropriate.


ANTH 213: Local Biologies
ANTH 244: Disease and Human Evolution
ANTH 260: Cultures of Science and Technology
BIOE 555: Bioethics and Technology*
BIOL 019: Biological Science and Public Policy
BIOL 477: Science and Art of Biotech
CIS 125: Technology and Policy*
COMM 318: Stories from data
EAS 203: Engineering Ethics*
GSWS 242: Science of Sex and Sexuality
PHIL 072: Biomedical ethics

Some department courses that could be relevant for the submajor

HSOC 002: Medicine in History
HSOC 102: Bioethics
HSOC 152: Medicine and Technology in Modern America
STSC 135: Modern Biology and Social Implications
STSC 329: CSI Global

 

 

 

 

Updated 11/19