Minor in Science, Technology and Society

The minor in Science, Technology and Society [STS] allows students to explore the cultural, ethical, historical, political, and institutional dimensions of science, medicine, and technology. By taking courses in different disciplines, students develop an interdisciplinary approach that empowers them to critically analyze the social dimensions of science, medicine, and technology. Science, technology and society (STS) programs, also called science and technology studies (STS), are growing in the US and worldwide. The ability to critically identify the values and incentives built into scientific knowledge and technology design and use is highly valued in settings such as health care organizations, government agencies, public policy realms, tech industries, and more.

For more information about this program, visit Drexel's Center for Science, Technology and Society page.

Select 6 - 8 classes from the list below, with a minimum of 24 credits. At least 3 different subject areas must be represented among these classes. 24.0
Media Anthropology
Visual Anthropology
Digital Culture
Culture and the Environment
Sustainable Built Environment I
Biotechnology for Society
Genetically Modified Foods
New Technologies In Communication
Computer Mediated Communication
Social Media and Communication
Literature & Science
Environmental Literature
Science Fiction
Topics in Literature and Medicine
Sustainability: History, Theory and Critic
Technology and Identity
Technology in Historical Perspective
History of Science: Ancient to Medieval
History of Science: Medieval to Enlightenment
History of Science: Enlightenment to Modernity
Technology and the World Community
Global History of Engineering
Technology in American Life
Disaster in Global History
Themes in Global Environmental History
History of Bodies in Science, Technology, and Medicine
Disabilities in History
Transnational History of Science, Technology and Environment
Symbolic Logic I
Symbolic Logic II
Ethics and Information Technology
Biomedical Ethics
Ethics of Human Enhancement
Environmental Ethics
Environmental Philosophy
Philosophy of Technology
Philosophy of Medicine
Philosophy of Science
Environmental Politics
Politics of Environment and Health
The Politics of Food
Science, Technology, & Public Policy
Introduction to the History of Public Health
Human Factors and Cognitive Engineering
Human-Computer Interaction
Sociology of Health and Illness
Research Methods I
Topics in Sociology of Science and Technology
Cities and Sustainability
Environmental Movements in America
Sociology of the Environment
Environmental Justice
Sociology of Disasters
Women & Human Rights Worldwide
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