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Graduate Degree Programs

Science, Technology, and Society

This interdisciplinary graduate minor is administered by the Science, Technology, and Society Program. Each student's program will be planned by the student and designated S T S graduate adviser, in consultation with the graduate adviser in the student's major field.

The goal of the graduate minor in Science, Technology, and Society is to complement graduate and professional students' major programs through study of the interactions among science, technology, and society. More specific objectives are to promote scholarship in the humanities and social sciences concerning the social and ethical dimensions of science and technology; to inform those training in the scientific and technical professions about the social and ethical dimensions of their professional practice; and to develop research and rhetorical skills used in shaping public discourses about, and public policies regulating, science and technology.

The minor requires 9 credits in S T S courses for a master's and 15 credits for a doctoral minor. Six credits consist of S T S 589 Ethics and Values in Science and Technology and S T S 591 Research and Writing in S T S. The remaining credits may include 400- and 500-level, special topics (S T S 497 and 597), and independent study (S T S 496 and 596) courses.

 


Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 2007

Blue Sheet Item #: 35-06-540

Review Date: 4/10/07

 

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