STS.260 Introduction to Science, Technology, and Society


Class Info

Intensive reading and analysis of major works in historical and social studies of science and technology. Introduction to current methodological approaches, centered around two primary questions: how have science and technology evolved as human activities, and what roles do they play in society? Preparation for graduate work in the field of science and technology studies and introduction to research resources and professional standards.

This class has no prerequisites.

STS.260 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by H. R. Shell.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays in E51-165.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the Science, Technology, and Society (STS) < MIT site or on the STS.260 Stellar site.

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