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. Contact us today to discuss your academic pathway! Blended Schedule Advising Appointment CPSAdvising@uah.edu Phone: 256.824.6673 Chat with CPS Advisor Explore the Ways that Technology and Science Affect Our World Today! Use interdisciplinary framework to gain perspective on connections between science/technology and 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 Discover he professional, cultural, and ethical impact of technical and scientific innovations Study science and technology through an interdisciplinary lens Easily adapt from a technical environment to a business environment Bachelor of Arts/Science in Professional Studies Program of Study — Technology, Science, and Society Concentration (120 hours) Charger Foundations (General Ed - 41 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. General Electives2 (27-34 Hours) Choose any course at any level, not required to be major-related. 2Up to 34 hours technical credit may be accepted as electives. Interdisciplinary Core (18 Hours) 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 Interdisciplinary Concentration - Technology, Science, and Society (30 Hours) Science, Engineering, and/or Technology Related Courses 15-24 Arts, Humanities & Social Science Related Courses 9-18 Total Degree Requirements 120 A note about Professional Studies (PRO) courses: PRO 301 is offered either as a hybrid course, meeting one evening each week with the majority of the work being done online, or it can be taken completely online. PRO 310, PRO 320, and PRO 325 are offered completely online. PRO 498 must be taken in the next to last semester before graduation. PRO 499 must be taken in the final, graduating semester. In lieu of a traditional classroom setting, students will schedule weekly progress meetings, either in person or virtually, with the instructor. View/Print Program of Study PDF Technology, Science and Society Skills and Careers Skills and Careers Why Technology, Science, and Society? Our interdisciplinary concentrations prepare students to meet the demands of a competitive and diverse labor market. Check out Career Planning Resources!