These are not course requirements. They are just suggestions for stimulating the mind, and looking at science in ways that you might not have experienced so far...
These links take you straight to the relevant pages on www.amazon.com
Visions: How Science Will Revolutionize the 21st Century by Michio Kaku
Redesigning Humans : Choosing our genes, changing our future by Gregory Stock
Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software by Steven Johnson
The Future of Ideas by Lawrence Lessig