SOC 310 Knowledge, Science, and Society

The social construction of reality. Relationships between culture, including knowledge, and social structure. The cultural and social bases of science. Science in totalitarian and democratic societies. Science in the university, in industry, and in government. The social process of scientific discovery. Selected ethical problems concerning science in modern society.

Credits:

3

Hours

3

Requirement Designation

Regular Liberal Arts

Offered

Fall-Spring