VAST COURSES - SPRING 2010
(Click course number for course description)

Clicking on the course number will take you to a page with the course description and instructor contact information. Some VAST courses carry elective credit for minor programs. Courses which may be used as an elective for the Environmental Science minor are colored green, the Women's Studies minor red, and the Health Care and Society minor purple. Courses that may be taken to fulfill the ES 225 Requirement are colored gold. Multicolored courses satisfy multiple requirements. B.S. Engineering majors should consult their advisors before selecting VAST courses.

* - Preference to CS majors.
** - One weekend field trip required.


Course No. Course Title Instructor Meeting Times
VAST 200 Computers and Society* J. Pfaffman TTh 2:45-4:00
VAST 20301 Sustainability of Built Systems J. Greenleaf MWF 8:00-8:50
VAST 20302 Sustainability of Built Systems J. Greenleaf MWF 11:00-11:50
VAST 20303 Sustainability of Built Systems A. Kney MWF 1:10-2:00
VAST 20304 Sustainability of Built Systems J. Greenleaf MWF 2:10-3:00
VAST 204 Gender and Environmentalism T. Gilligan MW 12:45-2:00
VAST 206 AIDS: A Modern Pandemic T. Yuster MWF  1:10-2:00
VAST 21001 Agriculture, Ethics and the Environment M. Rothenberger TTh 9:30-10:45
VAST 21002 Agriculture, Ethics and the Environment M. Rothenberger TTh 1:15-2:30
VAST 214 Mapping Urban Ecology B. Winfield W 7:00-9:50 PM
VAST 216 Technological Telepathy: Advances in Brain-Machine Interface Technology L. Gabel TTh 11:10-12:15
VAST 221 Value Meals: Technology at the Dinner Table A. Diorio W 7:00-9:50 PM
VAST 226 Charles Darwin, Richard Wagner, and the Uses and Abuses of Nineteenth-Century Science T. Cummings TTh 9:30-10:45
VAST 227 Creature: Humans and Other Animals in Contemporary Culture C. Rohman TTh 2:45-4:00
VAST 234 Technology and the City: Chicago and New York D. Miller T 7:00-9:50 PM
VAST 235 Science, Technology, and Social Change H. Schneiderman MWF 11:00-11:50
VAST 23901 Technological Advance and Intellectual Property J. Nestor MWF 10:00-10:50
VAST 23902 Technological Advance and Intellectual Property J. Nestor MWF 3:10-4:00
VAST 240 Plastics in Our World J. Martin TTh 11:00-12:15
VAST 241 Engineering and Law as Learned Professions J. Lennertz TTh 11:00-12:15
VAST 24801 The Dog Course P. Donahue MWF 9:00-9:50
VAST 24802 The Dog Course B. Falbo MWF 2:10-3:00
VAST 253 Global Climate Change E. Ulucakli MWF 9:00-9:50
VAST 256 Body Politics S. Basow W 1:10-4:00
VAST 260 Creeds and Computers: The Interplay of Science and Religion K. Briggs MWF 11:00-11:50
VAST 265 Steel, Steelmaking, and the Lehigh Valley J. Tatu TTh 1:15-2:30
VAST 276 Rome G. Rosa TTh 1:15-2:30
VAST 28201 Gambling: Here and Everywhere** D. Smith MW 11:00-12:15
VAST 28202 Gambling: Here and Everywhere** D. Smith MW 12:45-2:00
VAST 290 Climate Change: The Facts, the Issues, and the Long-Term View** T. Cook T 1:10-4:00
VAST 293 Pharmaceuticals: Scientific Challenges and Ethical Dilemmas N. Waters TTh 11:00-12:15
VAST 297 Human Security as a Global Public Good G. Hutchinson MWF 10:00-10:50
VAST 298 The Rise of Industrial America J. Tiernan T 7:00-9:50 PM