(College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences)
David M. Rizzo, Ph.D., Program Director
Science and Society Program. https://sas.ucdavis.edu/
Program Office. 160 Hutchison Hall; 530-754-7277
The Program. Science and Society is an interdepartmental teaching program administered by the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences that offers students throughout the campus the opportunity to discover the connections that link the social, biological, and physical sciences with societal issues and cultural discourses. Course work examines discovery processes in relation to societal values, public
The Science and Society teaching program serves students of all majors and interests. It can allow lower division students who have not yet declared a major a meaningful context for exploring diverse subject matters. The minor for the program includes, in addition to Science and Society courses, upper division courses from both the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the College of Letters and Science in the areas of history and philosophy of science, policy and decision making, communication of science, and culture,
Related Courses. See Agricultural and Resource Economics 120, 147, Agricultural Management and Rangeland Resources 1, 101, 122, Communication 115, 140, Community and Regional Development 118, 142, 162, 174, Avian Sciences 13, Environmental Science and Policy 126, 160, 164, 165, Fiber and Polymer Science 110, History 185A, 185B, History and Philosophy of Science 150, Nature and Culture 100, Plant Biology 12, Plant Pathology 140, Political Science 175, Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology 10.
Minor Advisor. D. M. Rizzo