In these lectures, I review the status of the electroweak sector of the
Standard Model, with an emphasis on the importance of radiative corrections and
searches for the Standard Model Higgs boson. A discussion of the special role
of the TeV energy scale in electroweak physics is included.
Comments: 24 pages, Lectures given at the XIII Mexican School of Particles and
Fields, 2-11 October, 2008, Sonora, Mexico