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Science in Social Context

The theme of this cluster is science-in-the-making or the ongoing process of active scientific inquiry - the processes of problem-posing, problem solving, and persuasion. This thematic emphasis is applied to scientific inquiry in general, to the study of general natural science concepts, and to the analysis of scientific issues in political, economic, social and ethical contexts.

 

Sophomore Inquiry:

The Sophomore Inquiry course for this Cluster is UNST 286.

 

For a printable PDF that lists the courses offered in this Cluster, click here.


Please see your adviser before registering for any classes.
Departments Associated With Cluster

Biology

  • BI 372U: Nanotechnology: Society and Sustainability (Crosslisted with SCI 372U)

Electrical & Computer Engineering

  • ECE 383U: Nanotechnology: Simulation and Design (Crosslisted with SCI 383U)

Geography

  • GEOG 310U: Climate and Water Resources (Crosslisted with SCI 333U)
  • GEOG 312U: Climate Variability (Crosslisted with SCI 334U)
  • GEOG 314U: Severe Weather
  • GEOG 333U: Weather (Crosslisted with PH 333U)

Geology

  • G 352U: Minerals and World Affairs

Mechanical Engineering

  • ME 304U: Energy and Society I (Crosslisted with SCI 321U)

Physics

  • PH 333U: Weather (Crosslisted with GEOG 333U)
  • PH 335U: Wacky or Real: What Everyone Should Know about Physics Scams
  • PH 353:U: Radiation in the Environment (Crosslisted with SCI 353U)
  • PH 361U: General Astronomy I (Crosslisted with SCI 315U)
  • PH 362U: General Astronomy II (Crosslisted with SCI 316U)
  • PH 378U: Learning Science Through Science Fiction (Crosslisted with SCI 355U)
  • PH 382U: Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Crosslisted with SCI 382U)

Science in the Liberal Arts

  • SCI 311U: Teaching Everyday Science I
  • SCI 313U: Environmental Mathematical Modeling
  • SCI 314U: Environmental Statistics
  • SCI 315U: General Astronomy I (Crosslisted with PH 361U)
  • SCI 316U: General Astronomy II (Crosslisted with PH 362U)
  • SCI 321U: Energy and Society I (Crosslisted with ME 304U)
  • SCI 327U: Oceans and Society
  • SCI 331U: Al: Urban Air Pollution
  • SCI 333U: Climate and Water Resources (Crosslisted with GEOG 310U)
  • SCI 334U: Climate Variability (Crosslisted with GEOG 312U)
  • SCI 335U: Water in the Environment I
  • SCI 336U: Water in the Environment II
  • SCI 338U: Investigating Forest Ecosystems
  • SCI 341U: Biology Concepts and Applications I
  • SCI 342U: Biology Concepts and Applications II
  • SCI 343U: Columbia Basin Plant Community I
  • SCI 344U: Columbia Basin Plant Community II
  • SCI 345U: Old Growth Forest Ecology and Management I
  • SCI 346U: Old Growth Forest Ecology and Management II
  • SCI 347U: Science, Gender and Social Context I (Crosslisted with WS 347U)
  • SCI 348U: Science, Gender and Social Context II (Crosslisted with WS 348U)
  • SCI 352U: Science and Policy of Climate Change
  • SCI 353U: Radiation in the Environment (Crosslisted with PH 353U)
  • SCI 355U: Learning Science Through Science Fiction (Crosslisted with PH 378U)
  • SCI 359U: Biopolitics
  • SCI 361U: Science: Power-Knowledge
  • SCI 365U: The Science of Women's Bodies (Crosslisted with WS 365U)
  • SCI 372U: Nanotechnology: Society and Sustainability (Crosslisted with BI 372U)
  • SCI 382U: Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Crosslisted with PH 382U)
  • SCI 383U: Nanotechnology: Simulation and Design (Crosslisted with ECE 383U)

Systems Science

  • SYSC 330U: Models in Science

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

  • WS 347U: Science, Gender and Social Context I (Crosslisted with SCI 347U)
  • WS 348U: Science, Gender and Social Context II (Crosslisted with SCI 348U)
  • WS 365U: The Science of Women's Bodies (Crosslisted with SCI 365U)
Cluster Coordinator: 
Linda George
Office Number: 
SRTC 474
PSU Phone: 
503-725-3861