BSCS Program: Additional Note 11 Courses

As of the 2019-2020 academic year, the computer science department is allowing—encouraging, even!—our undergraduate majors to take humanities and social science courses outside the department to complement the mathematically and computationally oriented classes we've always required. 

The classes contributing to the Note 11 option are presented below.

Art and Art Studio

  • ARTSINST 142: Drawing with Code
  • ARTSTUDI 130: Interactive Art: Making it with Arduino
  • ARTSTUDI 160: Intro to Digital / Physical Design
  • ARTSTUDI 168: Data as Material
  • ARTSTUDI 179: Digital Art I

English

  • ENGLISH 106: A.I.: Artificial Intelligence in Fiction
  • ENGLISH 115: Mapping the Grand Tour: Digital Methods for Historical Data
  • ENGLISH 122: Medieval Manuscripts, Digital Methodologies
  • ENGLISH 184D: Race, Gender, and Literary Digital Humanities
  • ENGLISH 184E: Literary Text Mining

Philosophy

  • PHIL 60: Introduction to Philosophy of Science
  • PHIL 72: Contemporary Moral Problems
  • PHIL 99: Minds and Machines
  • PHIL 170: Ethical Theory
  • PHIL 171: Justice
  • PHIL 174B: Universal Basic Income: the philosophy behind the proposal

History

  • HISTORY 44: Women and Gender in Science, Medicine and Engineering
  • HISTORY 244F: Beyond Pink and Blue: Gender in Tech

Archaeology

  • ARCHLGY 104: Digital Methods in Archaeology

Anthropology

  • ANTHRO 132D: Thinking Technology: Anthropological Perspectives

Communications

  • COMM 120W: The Rise of Digital Culture
  • COMM 124: Lies, Trust, and Tech
  • COMM 145: Personality and Digital Media
  • COMM 154: The Politics of Algorithms
  • COMM 166: Virtual People
  • COMM 186W: Media, Technology, and the Body
  • COMM 230A: Digital Civil Society
  • COMM 230B: Digital Civil Society
  • COMM 230C: Digital Civil Society

Computer Science

  • CS80Q: Race and Gender in Silicon Valley
  • CS181: Computers, Ethics, and Public Policy
  • CS182: Ethics, Public Policy, and Technological Change
  • CS206: Exploring Computational Journalism
  • CS209: Law, Bias, & Algorithms

Symbolic Systems

  • SYMSYS 208: Computer Machines and Intelligence

Psychology

  • PSYCH 35: Minds and Machines
  • PSYCH 70: Self and Society: Introduction to Social Psychology
  • PSYCH 75: Introduction to Cultural Psychology
  • PSYCH 80: Introduction to Personality and Affective Science
  • PSYCH 141: Cognitive Development
  • PSYCH 175: Social Cognition and Learning in Early Childhood
  • PSYCH 180: Social Psychological Perspectives on Stereotyping and Prejudice
  • PSYCH 215: Mind, Culture, and Society
  • PSYCH 204A: Human Neuroimaging Methods
  • PSYCH 204B: Computational Neuroimaging
  • PSYCH 241: Psychometrics and automated experiment design

Earth Systems (and Related Departments)

  • EARTHSYS 140: Data science for geoscience
  • EARTHSYS 144: Fundamentals of Geographic Information Science
  • EARTHSYS 162: Data for Sustainable Development
  • EARTHSYS 227: Decision Science for Environmental Threats
  • ENERGY 112: Exploring Geosciences with MATLAB
  • ENERGY 160: Uncertainty Quantification in Data-Centric Simulations
  • ESS 109: Biological and Social Networks
  • GEOPHYS 128: Modeling Earth
  • GEOPHYS 228: Basic Earth Imaging
  • SUST 210: Pursuing Sustainability: Managing Complex Social Environmental Systems

Ethics in Society

  • ETHICSOC 131X: Ethics in Bioengineering 
  • ETHICSOC 234R: Ethics on the Edge: Business, Non-Profit Organizations, Government, and Individuals

Design Institute

  • DESINST 215: The Design of Data
  • DESINST 240: Designing Machine Learning: A Multidisciplinary Approach

American Studies

  • AMSTUD 133: Technology and American Visual Culture
  • AMSTUD 145: Silicon Valley

Political Science, Public Policy

  • POLYSCI 150A: Data Science for Politics
  • PUBLPOL 103F: Ethics of Truth in a Post-Truth World

Management Science & Engineering

  • MS&E 231: Introduction to Computational Social Science
  • MS&E 234: Data Privacy and Ethics
  • MS&E 254: The Ethical Analyst

Linguistics

  • LINGUIST 130A: Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics
  • LINGUIST 145: Introduction to Psycholinguistics
  • LINGUIST 150: Language and Society
  • LINGUIST 156: Language and Gender