Courses

Bass Connections courses are those that incorporate elements of our model – team-based, applied learning around societal challenges; interdisciplinary inquiry; and sometimes vertical integration – into a semester-long course. Through these courses, students can gain expertise in addressing complex societal problems within teams. Students can also locate such courses by searching for the Bass Connections Course Attribute feature in Duke Hub.

Brain and Society
Number Title Instructor Cross-listings
ETHICS 140FS
(Fall 2019)
On Suffering: How Science and Stories Shape Us Raymond Barfield GLHLTH 140FS, SCISOC 140FS, SOCIOL 140FS
NEUROSCI 102
(Fall 2019)
Biological Bases of Behavior (Team-based Learning) Minna Ng PSY 107
NEUROSCI 153FS
(Fall 2019)
Drugs and the Law Nicole Schramm-Sapyta PUBPOL 185FS, SCISOC 153FS
NEUROSCI 267
(Spring 2019)
Neuroethics Scott Huettel, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong PSY 278, PHIL 353, ETHICS 269
NEUROSCI 278
(Fall 2019)
Sex/Gender - Nature/Nurture: Intersections of Biology and Society Ara Wilson, Christina Williams GSF 278, CULANTH 278, PSY 226, SXL 278
NEUROSCI 289
(TBD)
Music and the Brain Jan Tobias Overath, Scott Lindroth MUSIC 289
NEUROSCI 333S
(Spring 2019)
Neuroscience and Nutrition Minna Ng, Franca Alphin
NEUROSCI 595
(Spring 2019)
Language, Music and Dementia: Neuroscience Approaches Edna Andrews LINGUIST 595, MUSIC 595
Education and Human Development
Number Title Instructor Cross-listings
EHD 290S-02
(Spring 2019)
Social Science Research Lab: Evaluating Healthcare Innovation Jessica Sperling SCISOC 290, SOCIOL 290S-05
I&E 262
(TBD)
The 21st Century Student: Open Knowledge and Education Innovation Aria Chernik EDUC 262, ISS 262
PUBPOL 290S-04
(Spring 2019)
Social Entrepreneurship and the Arts Katie Wyatt MUS 290S-04
ETHICS 497
(Spring 2019)
Capstone Seminar: Polarization and Morality Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
PUBPOL 590S-06
(Fall 2019)
The Politics of Education Stanley Litow
Energy and Environment
Number Title Instructor Cross-listings
ENERGY 89S
(Spring 2019)
Energy & Society Jonathon Free
ENERGY 190FS
(Fall 2019)
History of Energy Use and Power Generation Jonathon Free HISTORY 190FS
ENERGY 390S
(Fall 2019)
Energy Policy Analysis and Writing Sarah Rispin Sedlak
ENVIRON 201
(Spring 2019)
Integrating Environmental Science and Policy William Pan
ETHICS 288S
(Spring 2019)
Ethical Dimensions of Environmental Policy Kay Jowers, David Toole GLHLTH 248S-01
ENVIRON 593-65
(Fall 2019)
U.N. Climate Change Negotiation Practicum Billy Pizer, Jonathan Wiener
Global Health
Number Title Instructor Cross-listings
GLHLTH 101D
(Fall 2019)
Fundamentals of Global Health Sara LeGrand
FRENCH 325S
(Fall 2019)
Global Displacement: Voix Francophones Deborah Reisinger ICS 332, GLHLTH 325S, RIGHTS 325S
GLHLTH 203
(Spring 2019)
History of Global Health Nicole Barnes HISTORY 203
GLHLTH 273S-01
(Fall 2019)
Entrepreneurial Problem Solving in Global Health Dennis Clements I&E 263S-01
GLHLTH 306
(Spring 2019)
Global Health Policy: Transforming Evidence into Action Gavin Yamey PUBPOL 324
GLHLTH 341
(Fall 2019)
Ethics of Infectious Disease Control Kearsley Stewart ICS 299, SCISOC 341, RIGHTS 341
GLHLTH 373
(Spring 2019)
Global Health Ethics in Research Sumedha Ariely
BME 590-01
(Spring 2019)
Transcontinental Biomedical Engineering Design William Reichert
GLHLTH 750
(Spring 2019)
Health Systems and Policy in Global Health Gavin Yamey
Information Society and Culture
Number Title Instructor Cross-listings
ISS 110
(Fall 2019)
Information, Society & Culture Astrid Giugni PHIL 110, COMPSCI 110, PUBPOL 110
MATH 190
(Spring 2019)
Democracy, Game Theory and Persuasion Astrid Giugni, Hubert Bray ENGLISH 190-1; ISS 190-01
ARTHIST 231
(Fall 2019)
History of Art Markets Hans Van Miegroet ECON 344, VMS 242
ARTHIST 305L
(Fall 2019)
Virtual Museums: Theories and Methods of 21st-century Museums Maurizio Forte ARTSVIS 305L, VMS 332L, ISS 305L, CLST 240L
BIOLOGY 325
(Fall 2019)
Current Technologies in Genomics and Precision Medicine Greg Wray, Susanne Haga MGM 325
ENGLISH 390S-7-01
(Spring 2019)
Remembering the Middle Passage Charlotte Sussman AAAS 390S-05
ISS 240L
(Fall 2019)
Fundamentals of Web-based Multimedia Communications Richard Lucic, Mark Olson or Victoria Szabo VMS 288L, AMI 325L
MATH 238L-002
(Fall 2019)
Fundamentals of Data Analysis and Decision Science Stacy Tantum
ISS 495S
(Spring 2019)
Research Capstone Victoria Szabo
Bass Connections Open
Number Title Instructor Cross-listings
EGR 101L
(Fall 2019)
Engineering Design and Communication Ann Saterbak, Sophia Santillan
CULANTH 290S-30
(Fall 2019)
Ethnojournalism Margaret L. Brown DOCST 290S-01, POLSCI 390S-1-01
GSF 390S-05
(Fall 2019)
Economies of Care Jocelyn Olcott
I&E 290-03
(Fall 2019)
Innovators Workshop Edward Timke, Kevin Hoch, Megan Kelly Deyncourt, Steven McClelland CULANTH 290-03, EGR 190-03, ETHICS 290-03
SOCIOL 347
(Spring 2019)
Managing Networks Brian Southwell
I&E 510
(Spring 2020)
Social Innovation Practicum Matt Nash, Paul Bloom
I&E 590-02
(Fall 2019)
New Ventures Clinic-Healthcare Rob Hallford, Sharlini Sankaran
I&E 590-05
(Fall 2019)
Hacking for Defense Steven McClelland, Thomas Sowers SCISOC 590-05, POLSCI 590-3-05, PUBPOL 590-05
PUBPOL 590-02
(Spring 2019)
Well-being Economics Dirk Philipsen
PUBPOL 590S-01
(Fall 2019)
The Challenge for Business and Society: From Risk to Reward Stanley Litow
I&E 720-01
(Fall 2019)
Design in Healthcare Anne-Maria Makhulu, Eric Richardson, Joe Knight, Paul Fearis