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27 To: Senate Undergrad Council, Faculty of Environment From: Brendon Larson, AD UG Date: October 17, 2017 Re: New: Knowledge Integration: Science, Technology & Society Specialization The Science, Technology, & Society (STS) specialization is designed to cover a broad range of issues, including the nature and organization of knowledge and expertise, science policy, and public understanding of science. It is intended for Knowledge Integration students who want to be exposed to a variety of disciplinary perspectives related to the social, ethical, and political dimensions of science and technology, beyond their core KI courses. The STS specialization consists of seven courses: three from the INTEG core, one STS-themed INTEG elective, and three courses from across campus. Required courses: INTEG 120 The Art and Science of Learning INTEG 220 Nature of Scientific Knowledge INTEG 221 The Social Nature of Knowledge One INTEG course with an STS theme from the approved list on the Knowledge Integration website Elective courses Students must take three STS-related elective courses, two of which must be 300-level or higher; students cannot take all three from one department (as designated by the subject label). For a list of approved STS-related elective courses, see the approved list on the Knowledge Integration website . ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The following is a partial list of the courses that will be maintained on the Knowledge Integration website. Upon request, additional courses may be approved. INTEG 375: Science and Technology INTEG 475: Interdisciplinary Collaboration INTEG 475: Evidence-Based Decision Making INTEG 475: Open Science and Technology ANTH 303 Anthropology of Digital Media ANTH 347 Medical Anthropology ANTH 430 Anthropology of Science ERS 265 Water: Environmental History and Change ERS 372 First Nations and the Environment ERS 404 Global Environmental Governance ERS 406 Paths to Sustainability Senate Undergraduate Council Attachment #5 (Regular) 157
28 ERS 422 Biosphere Reserves as Social-Ecological Systems ERS 454 Parks and Protected Areas: Issues and Trends ERS 461 Food, Systems, and Sustainability (Cross listed with GEOG 461) ERS 462 Global Food and Agricultural Politics (Cross listed with GEOG 462) GEOG 203 Environment and Development in a Global Perspective GEOG 306 Human Dimensions of Natural Hazards GEOG 307 Societal Adaptation to Climate Change GEOG 311 Local Development in a Global Context GEOG 426 Geographies of Development GEOG 432 Health, Environment, and Planning (Cross listed with PLAN 432) HIST 216 A Long History of the Internet PHIL 208 Philosophy through Science Fiction PHIL 224 Environmental Ethics PHIL 226 Ethics and the Life Sciences PHIL 245 Critical Thinking about Science PHIL 252 Quantum Mechanics for Everyone PHIL 256 Introduction to Cognitive Science PHIL 259 Philosophy of Technology PHIL 447 Seminar in Cognitive Science PLAN 333 Neighborhood and Community Planning PLAN 340 Canadian Environmental Policy and Politics

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