The Department of Life Sciences Communication at UW-Madison offers science communication courses that can help a scientist better communicate his or her research to various audiences. They can be taken individually or as part of our Ph.D. Minor or Professional Studies M.S.. LSC also offers a full Ph.D. program and Thesis Master’s Degree.
Courses for Non-Degree Graduate Students:
- LSC 350: Visualizing Science and Technology
- LSC 430: Communicating Science with Narrative
- LSC 432: Social Media for the Life Sciences
- LSC 440: Contemporary Comm. Technologies and their Social Effects
- LSC 444: Native American Environmental Issues and the Media
- LSC 450: Documentary Photography for the Sciences
- LSC 532: Web Design for the Sciences
- LSC 560: Scientific Writing
- LSC 614: Advanced Video Production
- LSC 617: Health Communication in the Information Age
- LSC 625: Risk Communication
- LSC 660: Data Analysis Communication Research
- LSC 700: Colloquium in Life Sciences Communication
- LSC 720: Introduction to Communication Theory and Research
- LSC 806: Conceptualization and Design of Mass Communication Research
- LSC 860: Science and Environment Communication
- LSC 875: Special Topics: Qualitative Research Methods in Science Comm.
- LSC 875: Special Topics: Quantitative Research Methods in Science Comm.
- LSC 875: Special Topics: Science and Social Media
- LSC 902: Public Opinion of Life Science Issues
More information and a full list of courses can be found here.