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Science, Technology, and Society

Illinois Institute of Technology

48 months
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About

This customizable Science, Technology, and Society program at the Illinois Institute of Technology offers students the opportunity to explore how political, economic, cultural, and social forces influence science and technology, and the ways science and technology impact society.

Overview

As a science, technology, and society major, you'll focus on the aspects and approaches that are of greatest interest to you, while also gaining a strong foundation in core topics in the field. These include sustainability, the ethical aspects of science and technology, medicine and health, the history and sociology of science, human interaction with technologies and technological systems, the economics of innovation, and science and technology policy.You'll also be trained in qualitative and quantitative research methods, such as geographic information systems, computational analysis, and intercultural communication, and you'll put these skills to use in an academically supervised professional internship or an academic capstone geared toward policy or program evaluation and analysis—meaning you can graduate with practical experience on your resume.

Program Overview

We look at how political, economic, cultural, and social forces influence science and technology, and the ways science and technology impact society. Students gain practical skills in qualitative and quantitative research methods, geographic information systems, computational analysis, and intercultural communication.

Career Opportunities

The Bachelor of Science in Science, Technology, and Society at the Illinois Institute of Technology prepares students for careers in the following areas:
  • Government agencies
  • Community outreach
  • Think tanks
  • Science journalism
  • International institutions
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Advanced research in the history of science, humanities, political economy, and sociology

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Politics of Sci and Technolgy
  • Social Science Research Method
  • Science and Belief
  • Sociology of Objects & Tech

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the application for admission.

  • Submit official or certified copies of the marks or grades of courses completed prior to university or college entrance, as well as all board examination scores.

  • Official SAT I and ACT Test Scores 

  • Provide Illinois Tech an official copy of the English proficiency

  • Provide a completed evaluation form or letter of recommendation from your counselor or a teacher (especially in the subjects of math, science, or English). 

  • Submit Illinois Tech's Financial Affidavit of Support 

  • Provide a copy of your passport, which is needed to fulfill the visa requirements. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    48670 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 48670 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    48670 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 48670 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 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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