Science and Technology in Society Minor

The minor in Science and Technology in Society (MSTS) enables students to explore the broader social implications of their own fields of study, while fulfilling their required humanities and social science electives by taking courses that focus on the interrelationship between scientific inquiry, technological innovation, and the societies that employ them. 

Minor Requirements:

To earn a minor in Science and Technology in Society, the student must successfully complete five (5) Humanities and Social Science courses from the list below. (All courses are 4 credits unless otherwise noted.)

Course Title Credits
Required course:4
HSSI4000SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & SOCIETY4
Select four courses from the following list:15-16
COMM4300MEDIA ETHICS4
COMM4305WEB ANALYTICS & MEDIA RESEARCH4
COMM4310MEDIA & INNOVATION MANAGEMENT4
ECON4200TECHNOLOGY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT4
HIST4171TECHNOLOGY & SOCIETY3
HUMN4200ROMAN CULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY4
HUMN4243CONTEMPORARY ART & THEORY4
HUMN4263ART & SOCIETY IN THE INDUSTRIAL AGE4
HUMN4325FROZEN! THE CLIMATE CRISIS OF 18164
LITR4601SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY4
PHIL4525VIRTUAL ETHICS4
POLS4350SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY POLICY4
PHIL4550BIOETHICS4
PHIL4600DESIGNING THE GOOD LIFE4
POLS4450INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS & SCIENCE FICTION4
SOCL4102SOCIOLOGY4
SOCL4212ART & TECHNOLOGY4
Total Credits19-20