Courses

Through Bass Connections courses, students can gain expertise in addressing complex societal problems from a variety of academic and professional perspectives.

Brain and Society
Number Title Instructor Cross-listings
ETHICS 140FS
(Fall 2018)
On Suffering: How Science and Stories Shape Us Raymond Barfield GLHLTH 140FS, SCISOC 140FS, SOCIOL 140FS
NEUROSCI 102
(Fall 2018)
Biological Bases of Behavior Minna Ng PSY 107
NEUROSCI 153FS
(Fall 2018)
Drugs and the Law Nicole Schramm-Sapyta PUBPOL 185FS, SCISOC 153FS
NEUROSCI 267
(Spring 2018)
Neuroethics Scott Huettel, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong PSY 278, PHIL 353, ETHICS 269
NEUROSCI 278
(Fall 2018)
Sex/Gender - Nature/Nurture: Intersections of Biology and Society Ara Wilson, Christina Williams GSF 278, CULANTH 278, PSY 226, SXL 278
NEUROSCI 289
(Spring 2019)
Music and the Brain Jan Tobias Overath, Scott Lindroth MUSCI 289
Information Society and Culture
Number Title Instructor Cross-listings
ISS 110
(Fall 2018)
Gateway - Information, Society & Culture Patrick Herron PHIL 110, COMPSCI 110, PUBPOL 110
ARTHIST 231
(Fall 2018)
History of Art Markets Hans Van Miegroet ECON 344, VMS 242
BIOLOGY 325
(Fall 2018)
Current Technologies in Genomics and Precision Medicine Greg Wray, Susanne Haga MGM 325
ISS 240L
(Fall 2018)
Fundamentals of Web-based Multimedia Communications Richard Lucic or Victoria Szabo VMS 288L, AMI 325L
ISS 356S
(Spring 2018)
Digital Durham Trudi Abel, Victoria Szabo VMS 358S, EDUC 356S, HISTORY 382S
ISS 376
(Spring 2018)
Performance and Technology Martin Brooke, Thomas DeFrantz DANCE 308, THEATRST 364, ECE 364
ISS 495
(Spring 2018)
Research Capstone Victoria Szabo
Global Health
Number Title Instructor Cross-listings
GLHLTH 101D
(Fall 2018)
Fundamentals of Global Health Sara LeGrand
BME 290L
(Spring 2018)
Women's Health and Technologies Nimmi Ramanujam, Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell GLHLTH 390L
FRENCH 325S
(Fall 2018)
Global Displacement: Voix Francophones Deborah Reisinger ICS 332, GLHLTH 325S, RIGHTS 325S
GLHLTH 306
(Spring 2018)
Global Health Policy: Transforming Evidence into Action Gavin Yamey PUBPOL 324
GLHLTH 373
(Spring 2018)
Global Health Service, Research and Ethics Sumedha Ariely
GLHLTH 402
(TBD)
History of Global Health Nicole Barnes HISTORY 402
BME 590S-04
(Spring 2018)
Intercontinental Engineering Design William Reichert
EVANTH 590S-02
(Fall 2018)
Conservation, Infectious Disease and Human Health Charles Nunn
GLHLTH 590S
(Spring 2018)
Introduction to mHealth Lavanya Vasudevan
GLHLTH 755
(Spring 2018)
Global Health Policy: Transforming Evidence into Action Gavin Yamey
Education and Human Development
Number Title Instructor Cross-listings
EHD 290S-01 & EHD 290S-02
(Spring 2018)
Social Science Research Lab Jessica Sperling
I&E 262
(TBD)
The 21st Century Student: Open Knowledge and Education Innovation Aria Chernik EDUC 262, ISS 262
PUBPOL 590S-06
(Fall 2018)
The Politics of Education Stanley Litow
Energy and Environment
Number Title Instructor Cross-listings
EGR 190FS
(Fall 2018)
Sustainable Energy Project: Engineering Design and Communication Sophia Santillan, Ann Saterbak
EGR/Energy 190FS
(Fall 2018)
Emerging Materials and Technologies for Energy Future Nico Hotz
EGR/Energy 190FS
(Fall 2018)
Modern Energy Systems for a Changing World Walter Neal Simmons, Josiah Knight
ENERGY 190FS
(Fall 2018)
History of Energy Use and Power Generation Jonathon Free HISTORY 190FS
ENVIRON 201
(Spring 2018)
Integrating Environmental Science and Policy Charlotte Clark, Patrick Halpin Marine Science and Conservation
ENVIRON 593.65
(Fall 2018)
U.N. Climate Change Negotiation Practicum Billy Pizer, Jonathan Wiener
ENERGY 790-02
(Fall 2018)
Renewables and the World's Poor Tim Profeta, Jim Rogers
Bass Connections Open
Number Title Instructor Cross-listings
EGR 101L
(Fall 2018)
Engineering Design and Communication Ann Saterbak, Sophia Santillan
PUBPOL 290
(Spring 2018)
Stories for Social Change: Confronting Sexual and Domestic Violence at Duke and in Durham Madeleine Lambert, Lynden Harris GSF 290, DOCST 290, THEATRST 290, LIT 290, DANCE 290
SOCIOL 347
(Spring 2018)
Managing Networks Lisa Keister MMS
ECE 590S-05
(Spring 2018)
Introductory Machine Learning for Data Science Kyle Bradbury, Leslie Collins
PUBPOL 590S-01
(Fall 2018)
The Challenge for Business and Society: From Risk to Reward Stanley Litow