Concentrators in Science, Technology and Society (STS) analyze the practices, norms, and values that reflect and shape our deepest convictions about what is considered "science." Students select courses in the physical sciences, life and environmental sciences, or mathematics and design their own thematic track (examples include the history and philosophy of science; gender and science; race, science and ethnicity; health and medicine; environment and society; or they may create their own independent focus). Science and Society prepares students to follow, guide, and shape scientific knowledge as it travels from the laboratory into the public arena.
Talk to a Concentrator
If you don't know any current Science, Technology and Society (STS) concentrators, email Professor Xan Chacko to put you in touch with someone who might be studying something linked to your interests. The people who know the program best are the people who are in it.