Courses and Academic Programs

Prof. Klein and studentsBass Connections offers students a structure to gain expertise in addressing complex societal problems from a variety of academic and professional perspectives.

Many courses at Duke include content related to the issues and perspectives of Bass Connections and the theme areas. Below are some examples of the kinds of courses that students can incorporate into their pathways.

Examples of Courses

Brain & Society
  • NEUROSCI/MUSIC 289: Music and the Brain
  • NEUROSCI 278: Sex/Gender and the Brain
  • Other courses of interest
Information, Society & Culture
  • COMPSCI/ISIS/PHIL/PUBPOL 110D: Information, Society & Culture
  • MATH 165FS-01: Cryptography and Society
  • MATH 161FS: Introduction to Mathematical Modeling in Biology
  • Other courses of interest
Global Health
  • GLHLTH 101: Fundamentals of Global Health
  • GLHLTH 701: Global Health Challenges
Education & Human Development
  • PUBPOL/PJMS/DOCSTUD 290S.06: Social Science Radio Workshop
  • I&E 290: Open Knowledge and Education Innovation
  • Other courses of interest
Energy
  • ENVIRON/EOS/ENERGY 231.01: Energy and Environment
    ENERGY 711: Energy and the Environment
  • Other courses of interest

Examples of Programs, Certificates and Concentrations

Brain & Society
Information, Society & Culture
Global Health
Energy