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Science, Medicine and Technology in Culture, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #901 (ARWU) New York City, NY, United States
In today’s society, science, medicine and technology all play critical roles. You can explore the complexities and dimensions of these roles by focusing your studies on Science, Medicine and Technology in Culture at Union College. 
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Overview

This interdisciplinary program in Science, Medicine and Technology in Culture at the Union College will be combined with another major and is ideal for science or engineering students who want to place their interests in a social context. It is also an excellent choice for students of the humanities or social sciences who would like to study the social consequences of science and engineering.

Science, medicine and technology in culture students choose courses from among 18 different disciplines, ranging from anthropology and astronomy to psychology and sociology. Core courses address such topics as the scientific revolution, the philosophy of science, technology and human values, and the sociology of medicine.

Offered within the context of a small liberal arts setting, this program engages students in some of the most pressing issues facing the modern age.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Ethics, Technology & Society
  • Science, Medicine & Technology Senior Thesis 
  • Big History
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Sociology of Medicine
  • Medical Anthropology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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General Requirements

  • Apply online using the Common Application or the Coalition Application.
  • Union is SAT/ACT optional 
  • TOEFL, IELTS or the Duolingo English Test is required for all applicants whose first language is not English.
  • Interviews are required for all Chinese and Vietnamese citizens and are recommended for all applicants.
  • CSS Profile and Financial Forms are required for all those applying for need-based financial aid.
  • Other requirements: Essay (part of the online application), Official Secondary School Transcripts/Exam Scores, Teacher and Counselor Recommendation Letters.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56853 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56853 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56853 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56853 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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