Science, Technology, and Society, B.Sc. | South Dakota School of Mines and Technology | Rapid City, United States
48 months
Duration
14860 USD/year
14860 USD/year
10440 USD/year
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About

The Science, Technology, and Society specialization from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology combines a strong science background with a firm grounding in environmental, social and science policy issues. 

Overview

Students pursue a science concentration or a minor in a science field, which is complemented by studies in areas such as political science, history, humanities, English, and philosophy. Working closely with your advisor, you can tailor a curriculum that provides a broad base of multidisciplinary knowledge and promotes strong analytical and communication skills. 

Coursework will prepare you for additional study in law school, public policy and community development programs, or even accelerated teacher certification programs. Potential careers include positions in community and government agencies, in science and technology companies, in the military, or as law enforcement officers, science and math teachers, and science lobbyists.

Careers

With a Science, Technology, and Society specialization from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, you will have the opportunity to work in such fields as:

  • Community and government
  • Science and technology
  • Military
  • Law enforcement
  • Education - science and math teachers
  • Science lobbyists

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Composition 
  • General Biology
  • Writing and Research in Science, Technology, and Society
  • Psychology of Abnormal Behavior 
  • Theories of Personality
  • Current Bioethical Issues
  • Bioethics 
  • Criminology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

No deadline for admission. However, all international applicants should submit their documents at least three months prior to the start of the semester.

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application and the State of South Dakota application fee of $20.00. 
  • Academic credentials (translated into English). This includes high school transcripts and transcripts from ALL post-secondary institutions attended.
  • English proficiency
  • SAT or ACT scores - Math sub-scores should be a minimum of 520 on the SAT or 20 on the ACT. If the SAT or ACT is not readily available in your country, alternatives will be considered.
  • Evaluation of academic credentials may be required- Check with the Ivanhoe International Center first before sending documents.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14860 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    14860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14860 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10440 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Rapid City

860 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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