Undergraduate Degree

Science and Society Major

Science and Society Major
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Program Level:
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Bachelor of Science
Lyman Briggs College
Lyman Briggs Dean

Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.

Lyman Briggs College

Undergraduate Program

Science and Society Major

5. Science and Society
A minimum of 24 credits in 300–400 level courses chosen from the following with Science and Society content approved by the student's academic advisor. Courses used to fulfill the Lyman Briggs College graduation requirements and LB 492 may not be used to fulfill these requirements. A minimum of four courses from Lyman Briggs must be selected. Additional courses outside of Lyman Briggs may be used with advisor approval. 
CSUS 310 History of Environmental Thought and Sustainability 3
CSUS 463 Food Fight: Politics of Food 3
CSUS 464 Environmental and Natural Resource Policy in Michigan 3
ENG 473A Literature and Medicine 3
FW 439 Conservation Ethics 3
GEO 435 Geography of Health and Disease 3
HST 420 History of Sexuality since the 18th Century 3
HST 425 American and European Health Care since 1800 4
HRT 486 Biotechnology in Agriculture: Applications and Ethical Issues 3
IBIO 446 Environmental Issues and Public Policy 3
LB 304 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) and Sexuality Studies 3
LB 321A Science and the Public- Arts and Humanities (W) 4
LB 321B Science and the Public- Social Sciences (W) 4
LB 322A Advances in Science and Technology- Arts and Humanities (W) 4
LB 322B Advances in Science and Technology-Social Sciences (W)  4
LB 323A Science in a Global Context- Arts and Humanities (W) 4
LB 323B Science in a Global Context- Social Sciences (W) 4
LB 324A Science and Sex, Gender, Sexuality- Arts and Humanities (W) 4
LB 324B Science and Sex, Gender, Sexuality- Social Sciences (W) 4
LB 325A Science and the Environment- Arts and Humanities (W) 4
LB 325B Science and the Environment- Social Sciences (W) 4
LB 326A Medicine and Health- Arts and Humanities (W) 4
LB 326B Medicine and Health- Social Sciences (W) 4
LB 327A Scientific Practice- Arts and Humanities (W) 4
LB 327B Scientific Practice- Social Sciences (W)  4
LB 490E Advanced Directed Study- Science and Society (W) 1 to 4
MC 351 Science and Social Policy 4
PHL  380 Nature of Science 3
PHL 462 Philosophy of Mind 3
PHL 480 Philosophy of Science 4
SOC 368 Science, Technology, and Society 4
SOC 452 Advanced Seminar in Environmental Sociology 3
SOC 475 Health and Society 3