B. S. in STS/JD Curriculum (Seton Hall Law School)

(124 credits)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st Semester
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
MATH 111
Calculus I
or General Calculus I
3-4
CS 113
Introduction to Computer Science
or Computer Programming and Graphics Problems
3
STS 201 Understanding Technological Society 3
Lab Science 3
Physical Education:GUR 1
FRSH SEM Freshman Seminar 0
 Term Credits18
2nd Semester
Select one of the following: 3
The Pre-Modern World  
The Modern World  
The Twentieth-Century World  
ECON 201 Economics 3
MATH 105 Elementary Probability and Statistics 3
Lab Science 4
Select one of the following: 3
Society, Technology, and the Environment  
General Psychology  
Sociology  
Physical Education:GUR 1
 Term Credits17
Summer
Select one of the following: 3
The Pre-Modern World  
The Modern World  
The Twentieth-Century World  
STS 308 Technology and Global Development: Introduction to STS 3
 Term Credits6
Second Year
1st Semester
300 level STS Specialization 3
STS 304 Writing about Science, Technology and Society 3
STS 310 Technology and Human Values 3
300 level STS Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
300 level STS Specialization 3
STS 307 Fundamentals of Research in STS 3
300 level STS Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Term Credits15
Summer
MGMT 390 Principles of Management 3
Free Elective 3
 Term Credits6
Third Year
1st Semester
300 level STS Specialization 3
Free Elective 3
STS 490 Project and Seminar I 3
Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level) Honors Capstone 1 3
ENG 300 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
STS 491 Project and Seminar II 3
Concentration Elective-Law/Policy 1 3
Concentration Elective-Law/Policy 1 3
Concentration Elective-Law/Policy 1 3
Concentration Elective-Law/Policy 1 3
 Term Credits15
Fourth Year
SHLS credits counted toward degree 17-19
 Term Credits17-19
 Total Credits124-126
1

Satisfies Legal Studies minor requirement

GUR Requirements

Social Science (lower-level) GUR
Select one of the following:3
Economics
Microeconomics
Macroeconomics
Approved courses at Rutgers-Newark
Select one of the following:3
Society, Technology, and the Environment
Technology, Society and Culture: An American View
Technology, Society and Culture: A Global View
Approved courses at Rutgers-Newark
Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level) GUR
Select one of the following:
LIT 3XX
Literature course
HIST 3XX
History course
PHIL 3XX
Philosophy course
STS 3XX
Science, Technology and Society course
3XX
Approved 300-level course at Rutgers-Newark
Open Electives in Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level) GUR
Select one of the following:
ENG 3XX
English course
HIST 3XX
History course
LIT 3XX
Literature course
PHIL 3XX
Philosophy course
STS 3XX
Science, Technology and Society course
SS 3XX
Social Science course
THTR 3XX
Theater course
History of Architecture IV
3XX
Approved 300-level course at Rutgers-Newark
English Composition and Cultural History (lower-level) GUR
Select one of the following:3
English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II
The Pre-Modern World
The Modern World
The Twentieth-Century World
2XX
200-level history course at Rutgers-Newark
Capstone Seminar in Humanities and Social Sciences (upper-level) GUR
Take one of the following. Honors College students take honors section:3
Humanities Senior Seminar - Literature
Humanities Senior Seminar - History
Humanities Senior Seminar - Philosophy
Humanities Senior Seminar - English
Humanities Senior Seminar - Theater
Humanities Senior Seminar - Science, Technology, and Society
Humanities Senior Seminar - Social Science
Physical Education GUR
PE 1XXPhysical Education course1
Physical Education course1

Electives

Major Option
Select appropriate electives in consultation with an advisor 118
Free Electives
Students select appropriate electives in consultation with an advisor
1

Usually the Director of the STS Program. Courses may be selected from different disciplines but must comprise a coherent program of study within an option. 

Refer to the General University Requirements for further information on electives.

Specializations

  • Mind, Behavior, and Society
  • Environmental and Sustainability Studies
  • Race and Gender in Science in Technology
  • Politics, History, and Ethics in Science and Technology
  • Music, Literature, and Culture in a Technological Society

Co-op

Co-op courses replace electives with the approval of an advisor. In science, technology and society, STS 311 Co-op Work Experience I and STS 411 Co-op Work Experience II are taken for degree credit.