2021-2022 HASS INQUIRY INTO PATHWAYS

As students take their HASS Inquiry course and other courses at Rensselaer, their interests may evolve. A student may have taken a HASS Inquiry course intending to follow one integrative pathway and then discovered a new pathway of interest. For students wishing to switch pathways or students who are unsure of what pathway a given HASS Inquiry course fits into, the list below demonstrates the pathways associated with each Inquiry course. 

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How HASS Inquiry courses apply to pathways

AI and Society

Associated Pathways:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Mind, Brain, and Intelligence
The Art of Listening

Associated Pathways:

  • Extent and Limits of Rationality
  • Well-being: Body and Mind
  • Video, Performance, and Social Practice
Behind the TV Screen

Associated Pathways:

  • Electronic Arts
  • Media and Culture
  • Video, Performance, and Social Practice
Design and Innovation Studio I

Associated Pathways:

  • Design, Innovation, and Society
Designing Climate Justice

Associated Pathways:

  • Environmental Futures
  • Ethics, Integrity, and Social Responsibility
  • Sustainability
Documentary in the 21st Century

Associated Pathways:

  • Creative Design and Innovation
  • Electronic Arts
  • Environmental Futures
  • Fact and Fiction
  • Media and Culture
  • Video, Performance, and Social Practice
Fiction: from Film to the Internet

Associated Pathways:

  • Fact and Fiction
  • Literature and Creative Writing
The Genome and You

Associated Pathways:

  • Ethics, Integrity, and Social Responsibility
  • Gender, Race, Sexuality, Ethnicity, and Social Change
  • Living in a World of Data
  • Philosophy
  • Public Health
Great Ideas in Philosophy

Associated Pathways:

  • Philosophy
History and Culture of Games

Associated Pathways:

  • Game Studies
History of Animation

Associated Pathways:

  • Art History, Theory, and Criticism
  • Creative Design and Innovation
History of Jazz and Improvised Music

Associated Pathways:

  • Art History, Theory, and Criticism
  • Music and Culture
  • Music Composition and Production
  • Music Performance
IT and Society

Associated Pathways:

  • Information Technology and Web Sciences
  • Living in a World of Data
  • Science, Technology, and Society
Language and Power

Associated Pathways:

  • Media and Culture
  • Gender, Race, Sexuality, Ethnicity, and Social Change
  • Strategic Communication
Life in Color

Associated Pathways:

  • Creative Design and Innovation
  • Graphic Design
Media and Society

Associated Pathways:

  • Fact and Fiction
  • Gender, Race, Sexuality, Ethnicity, and Social Change
  • Graphic Design
  • Interactive Media/Data Design
  • Strategic Communication
Minds and Machines

Associated Pathways:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Ethics, Integrity, and Social Responsibility
  • Extent and Limits of Rationality
  • Living in a World of Data
  • Logical Thinking
  • Mind, Brain, and Intelligence
  • Well-being: Body and Mind
Music and Nature

Associated Pathways:

  • Environmental Futures
  • Well-being: Body and Mind
Nature/Society

Associated Pathways:

  • Environmental Futures
  • Sustainability
  • Well-being: Body and Mind
News Media, Culture, and Politics

Associated Pathways:

  • Fact and Fiction
  • Media and Culture
  • Video, Performance, and Social Practice
Philosophy, Technology, and the Human Future

Associated Pathways:

  • Ethics, Integrity, and Social Responsibility
  • Philosophy
Principles of Economics

Associated Pathways:

  • Economics
  • Economics of Banking and Finance
  • Economics of Decision-Making
  • Economics of Healthcare Markets
  • Economics of Policy and Regulations
  • Economics of Quantitative Modeling
  • Economics of Technology and Innovation
  • Environmental Futures
  • Extent and Limits of Rationality
  • Living in a World of Data
Race and Film in US Culture and History

Associated Pathways:

  • Art History, Theory, and Criticism
  • Fact and Fiction
  • Gender, Race, Sexuality, Ethnicity, and Social Change
  • Video, Performance, and Social Practice
Religion in a Global World

Associated Pathways:

  • Gender, Race, Sexuality, Ethnicity, and Social Change
Revolutions in Perspective

Associated Pathways:

  • Gender, Race, Sexuality, Ethnicity, and Social Change
  • History
  • Law and Policy
Science and Scientific Misconduct

Associated Pathways:

  • Ethics, Integrity, and Social Responsibility
  • Fact and Fiction
  • Living in a World of Data
  • Philosophy
  • Thinking with Science
Science, Technology, and Society

Associated Pathways:

  • Ethics, Integrity, and Social Responsibility
  • History
  • Law and Policy
  • Public Health
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Sustainability
  • Thinking with Science
Songwriting Workshop

Associated Pathways:

  • Art History, Theory, and Criticism
  • Creative Design and Innovation
  • Music and Culture
  • Music Composition and Production
  • Well-being: Body and Mind
Sustainability Debates

Associated Pathways:

  • Environmental Futures
  • Sustainability
Wanderlust: Walking and Well-being

Associated Pathways:

  • Well-being: Body and Mind
War and Society

Associated Pathways:

  • Extent and Limits of Rationality
  • Law and Policy
War and Technology

Associated Pathways:

  • Extent and Limits of Rationality
  • History
  • Thinking with Science
Well-being: Cultivating Curiosity

Associated Pathways:

  • Thinking with Science
  • Well-being: Body and Mind