College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

STS Major

Students completing the STS Major receive a Bachelor of Arts Degree.

Student Learning Outcomes for the STS Major

  1. Students demonstrate scientific literacy;
  2. Students demonstrate skills in reasoning (including the explicit substantiation of claims with well informed reasons);
  3. Students demonstrate skills in written and oral presentation (including the development of a well organized and clearly articulated line of reasoning);
  4. Students demonstrate ability to place particular developments in science and technology in historical context;
  5. Students demonstrate ability to place particular developments in science and technology in social and cultural context;
  6. Students demonstrate ability to identify and critically evaluate normative considerations relevant to science and technology.
  7. Students demonstrate research skills applied to issues relating to science, technology, and society.

    Mapping of STS student learning outcomes (SLOs) to STS courses

Major Advising Information

The 2017-2018 Road Map for the STS Major (PDF) provides a detailed model for completing the major in 4 years. Please contact Peter Ross, with advising questions about the STS Major.

Major Curriculum

The 2017-2018 STS Curriculum Sheet (PDF) provides the curriculum for both the STS Major and the STS Minor.

List of Summer 2018 Courses for the Major (XLS)

List of Spring 2018 Courses for the Major (XLS)
List of Winter 2018 Courses for the Major (XLS)
List of Fall 2017 Courses for the Major (XLS)
List of Summer 2017 Courses for the Major (XLS)

List of Spring 2017 Courses for the Major (XLS)
List of Winter 2017 Courses for the Major (XLS)
List of Fall 2016 Courses for the Major (XLS)
List of Summer 2016 Courses for the Major (XLS)

List of Spring 2016 Courses for the Major (XLS)
List of Winter 2016 Courses for the Major (XLS)
List of Fall 2015 Courses for the Major (XLS)
List of Summer 2015 Courses for the Major (XLS)

List of Spring 2015 Courses for the Major (XLS)
List of Winter 2015 Courses for the Major
(XLS)
List of Fall 2014 Courses for the Major (XLS)
List of Summer 2014 Courses for the Major (XLS)

List of Spring 2014 Courses for the Major (XLS)
List of Winter 2014 Courses for the Major (XLS)
List of Fall 2013 Courses for the Major (XLS)
List of Summer 2013 Courses for the Major (XLS)

List of Spring 2013 Courses for the Major (XLS)
List of Winter 2013 Courses for the Major (XLS)
List of Fall 2012 Courses for the Major (XLS)
List of Summer 2012 Courses for the Major (XLS)

List of Spring 2012 Courses for the Major (XLS)
List of Winter 2012 Courses for the Major (XLS)
List of Fall 2011 Courses for the Major (XLS)

For more information about Introduction to Science, Technology, and Society (STS 201), take a look at the Fall 2016 syllabus (RTF).