(120 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
Computing GER 3
FRSH SEM First-Year 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
Select one from the following: 3
Society, Technology, and the Environment  
Introduction to Psychology  
Introduction to Sociology  
 Term Credits15
Second Year
1st Semester
STS 304 Qualitative Research Methods in the Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
Select one of the following: 3
Society, Technology, and the Environment  
Introduction to Psychology  
Introduction to Sociology  
Free Elective 1 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 307 Quantitative Research Methods in the Social and Behavioral Sciences 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 308 Globalization 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 & Seminar II 2
STS 300-Level Elective 1 3
STS 300-Level Elective 2 3
Humanities and Social Science Senior Seminar GER 3
Free Elective 14 3
 Term Credits14
 Total Credits120

Electives

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

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.