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 OverviewWe 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 OpportunitiesThe 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
- Politics of Sci and Technolgy
- Social Science Research Method
- Science and Belief
- Sociology of Objects & Tech
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesSocial Work Political Science View 802 other Bachelors in Social Work in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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.
International48670 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 48670 USD per year during 48 months.
National48670 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 48670 USD per year during 48 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.