Integrate Technical, Social, and Cultural Dimensions of Science and Technology.

Incorporate technical scientific knowledge with analytical thinking from a social perspective. Focus on developing a broad understanding of the technical, historical, and social dimensions of science and technology. Curriculum options include engineering, the natural sciences, computer science, information sciences, business, the social sciences, and/or humanities. Take an interdisciplinary approach to explore the significance, challenges, and effects that science and technology present to society.

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Explore the Ways that Science and Technology Affect Our World Today!

Gain an understanding of how science and technology interact with the social world:

  • Effectively blend technical knowledge with communication capabilities to adapt technical information to non-technical situations
  • Analyze information using both quantitative and qualitative skills
  • Apply critical and analytical thought processes to examine the interaction of social and cultural conditions with science and technology
  • Easily adapt from a technical environment to a business environment

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Bachelor of Arts/Science in Professional Studies

Program of Study — Technology, Science, and Society Concentration (120 hours)

AGSC Area   Hours
I Freshman Composition 3-6
II1 Fine Arts 3
  Humanities (literature) 3
  Humanities (literature or non-literature) 3
  Humanities/Fine Arts 3
III Mathematics 3-4
  Natural Sciences (lab) 8
IV1 History 3
  Social & Behavioral Sciences (non-history) 6
   History/SBS 3
  1Take either 1 EH (Literature) + 2 HY (History) or 2 EH (Literature) + 1 HY (History). Take no more than six hours in a single discipline in Area II or Area IV.  
  Choose any course at any level, not required to be major-related.  
  2Up to 34 hours technical credit may be accepted as electives.  
PRO 301 Theories & Practices of Adult Learning (waived w/permission) 7 week term 3
PRO 310 Academic Writing for Professional Studies 7 week term 3
PRO 320 Interdisciplinary Perspectives & Critical Thinking 7 week term 3
PRO 325 Interdisciplinary Research & Applications 7 week term 3
PRO 498 Inquiry & Learning 10 week term 3
PRO 499 Capstone Experience: Research Thesis/Project Full term 3
PRO 322 Technology Science and Society for Interdisciplinary Studies 3
  Science, Engineering, and/or Technology Related Courses 12-21
  Arts, Humanities & Social Science Related Courses 9-18
Total Degree Requirements

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kellee crawford

Kellee Crawford

Senior Program Coordinator

 Morton Hall 278Q