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A.B. Major Requirements

Preparatory Subject Matter
Science and Technology Studies 1 4
Science and Technology Studies 20 4
Eight units selected from American Studies 1A, 1E, 5; Environmental Studies 1; Humanities 3; Philosophy 30, 31, 32; Science and Society 1, 2, 3, 5; Science and Technology Studies 32; Lower-division science courses from the Approved Science Electives list below 8
Depth Subject Matter
Twelve units each from two of the following four modules: 24
(1) Cultural Studies of Science and Technology: American Studies 101G, 158; Community and Regional Development 118, 162; History 139A, 139B; Science and Technology Studies 108, 109, 120, 130A, 131, 150, 160, 162, 165, 173, 176; Sociology 150, 175 12
(2) Ethics, Values, and Science Policy: Agricultural and Resource Economics 120, 147; American Studies 125; Communication 170; Computer Science 188; Environmental Science and Policy 165; History 185B; Philosophy 116, 120; Physics 137, 160; Plant Pathology 140; Political Science 171, 175; Science and Technology Studies 108, 120, 162, 164; Veterinary Medicine 170 12
(3) History and Philosophy of Science: History 135A, 135B, 136, 185A, 185B; Philosophy 104, 108, 109; Science and Technology Studies 120, 130A, 130B, 131, 160, 161, 163, 164 12
(4) Medicine, Society, and Culture: American Studies 101G; Communication 165; Public Health Sciences101, 160; History 139A, 139B; Science and Technology Studies 109, 120, 121; Sociology 154 12
Note: Although a course may be listed in more than one module, that course may satisfy only one requirement.
Science and Technology Studies 175 4
Science and Technology Studies 180 or 190 4
Science Electives: Select twelve units, at least eight of which must be from upper division courses, from the Approved Science Electives list below. (Unit totals will vary with required prerequisites. 12-32
Note: Students are strongly advised to choose science elective courses in consultation with faculty or staff advisers. Some courses in some areas may require prerequisites too extensive to be used for the STS major.
Total Units for the Major
Approved Science Electives.Courses may be drawn from any of the following approved subject areas:
Aeronautical Science and Engineering; Animal Genetics; Animal Science; Anthropology; Applied Behavioral Sciences; Applied Biological Systems Technology; Atmospheric Science; Avian Sciences; Biological Chemistry; Biological Sciences; Cell Biology and Human Anatomy; Chemistry; Earth & Planetary Sciences; Engineering; Engineering: Applied Science; Engineering: Biological Systems; Engineering: Chemical; Engineering: Civil and Environmental; Engineering: Computer Science; Engineering: Electrical and Computer; Engineering: Mechanical; Entomology; Environmental and Resource Sciences; Environmental Horticulture; Environmental Science and Policy; Environmental Toxicology; Evolution and Ecology; Exercise Biology; Fiber and Polymer Science; Food Science and Technology; Geology; Hydrology; Material Science and Engineering; Medical Microbiology; Medical Pharmacology and Toxicology; Microbiology; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Nematology; Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior; Nutrition; Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology; Physics; Plant Biology; Plant Pathology; Population Health and Reproduction; Psychology; Soil Science; Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology.
Major Adviser. J. Dumit
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