(121 credit minimum)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterCredits
MATH 101 Foundations of Mathematics for the Liberal Arts 3
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
Natural Science GER 3
Natural Science GER Laboratory 1
STS 201 Understanding Technological Society 3
CS 103 Computer Science with Business Problems 3
FRSH SEM Freshman Seminar 0
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
MATH 105 Elementary Probability and Statistics 3
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
Natural Science GER 3
ECON 201 Economics 3
Free Elective 1 3
 Term Credits15
Second Year
1st Semester
STS 308 Technology and Global Development: Introduction to STS 3
Select one of the following: 3
Society, Technology, and the Environment  
General Psychology  
Sociology  
History and Humanities GER 200 level 3
Free Elective 2 3
Free Elective 3 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
STS 310 Technology and Human Values 3
STS 300-Level Track Course 1 3
Free Elective 4 3
Free Elective 5 3
Free Elective 6 3
 Term Credits15
Third Year
1st Semester
STS 304 Writing about Science, Technology and Society 3
STS 300-Level Track Course 2 3
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
Free Elective 7 3
Free Elective 8 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
STS 307 Fundamentals of Research in STS 3
STS 300-Level Track Course 3 3
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
Free Elective 9 3
Free Elective 10 3
 Term Credits15
Fourth Year
1st Semester
STS 490 Project and Seminar I 3
STS 300-Level Track Course 4 3
Free Elective 11 3
Free Elective 12 3
Free Elective 13 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
STS 491 Project and Seminar II 3
STS 300-Level Elective 1 3
Humanities and Social Science Senior Seminar GER 3
Free Elective 14 3
STS 300-level Elective 2 3
 Term Credits15
 Total Credits121

Electives

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

B.S. in Science, Technology and Society (Cyberpsychology Option)

(121 credits minimum)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
1st SemesterCredits
MATH 101 Foundations of Mathematics for the Liberal Arts 3
HUM 101 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking I 3
Natural Science GER with Lab 4
STS 210 General Psychology 3
Computer Science GER 3
FRSH SEM Freshman Seminar 0
 Term Credits16
2nd Semester
MATH 105 Elementary Probability and Statistics 3
HUM 102 English Composition: Writing, Speaking, Thinking II 3
Natural Science GER 3
ECON 201 Economics 3
History and Humanities GER 200 level 3
 Term Credits15
Second Year
1st Semester
IS 247 Designing the User Experience 3
STS 210 General Psychology 3
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
STS 310 Technology and Human Values 3
Free Elective I 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
IS 350 Computers, Society and Ethics 3
STS 325 ST: 3
STS 359 Cyberpsychology 3
300-level STS Elective I 3
Free Elective II 3
 Term Credits15
Third Year
1st Semester
IS 333 Social Network Analysis 3
STS 304 Writing about Science, Technology and Society 3
History and Humanities GER 300+ level 3
STS 339 Philosophy and Psychology of Race and Gender 3
Free Elective III 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
IS 375 Discovering User Needs for UX 3
IS 448 Usability & Measuring UX 3
STS 307 Fundamentals of Research in STS 3
STS 351 Minds and Machines 3
Free Elective IV 3
 Term Credits15
Fourth Year
1st Semester
Humanities and Social Science Senior Seminar GER 3
STS 490 Project and Seminar I 3
STS 358 Moral Psychology 3
Free Elective V 3
Free Elective VI 3
 Term Credits15
2nd Semester
STS 491 Project and Seminar II 3
STS 300-Level Elective II 3
Free Elective VII 3
Free Elective VIII 3
Free Elective IX 3
 Term Credits15
 Total Credits121

Refer to the General Education 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.

This curriculum represents the maximum number of credits per semester for which a student is advised to register.  A full-time credit load is 12 credits.  First-year students are placed in a curriculum that positions them for success which may result in additional time needed to complete curriculum requirements. Continuing students should consult with their academic advisor to determine the appropriate credit load.