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Science, Technology and Society, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) , NJ,
Scholars in Science, Technology & Society (STS) examine the social forces that shape the creation of scientific knowledge and examine the effect that developments in science and technology have on society.

About

Students pursuing the B.S. in STS will be at the forefront of developing solutions to the most pressing issues of the 21st century, such as global climate change, sustainable economic growth, the alleviation of poverty and disease, and the uses of artificial intelligence. The curriculum includes several core courses, in which students analyze science and technology in broad historical, social, and political contexts; foundational courses in science, mathematics, and engineering; and finally a wide field of advanced topics that allow students to explore case studies and create their own research projects that combine the theoretical and the practical.

STS majors often pursue a double major in one of the science or engineering disciplines at Stevens. Such a combination is ideal for leaders who wish to combine a world-class scientific education with a sensitivity to the humanistic implications of their work.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Writing and Communications Colloquium
  • CAL Colloquium: Knowledge, Nature and Culture
  • History of Science and Technology
  • Introduction to Science & Technology Studies
  • Images of Science in Literature
  • Science and Metaphysics
  • Writing & Research Methods
  • Senior Research Thesis

        English Language Requirements

        This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

        Academic Requirements

        Admission to Stevens is a process designed to ensure that you have an accurate picture of the opportunities and challenges offered by a Stevens education, and that the Admissions Committee has enough information to assess your potential for success. With these goals in mind, several measures are used in making Admissions decisions.
        • High School Transcript
        • College Entrance Examinations
        • Personal Interview
        • Guidance Counselor/Teacher Evaluations
        • Written Statement
        • Completing the Application

        Tuition Fee

        • International

          23567 USD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 23567 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
        • National

          23567 USD/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 23567 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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        Living costs for Hoboken

        • 1901 - 4680 USD/month
          Living Costs

        The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

        Funding

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