What is social studies of science and technology?
The social studies of science and technology minor lets you examine the role, effect and influence of science and technology in our lives and our society. You can focus on topics such as medicine and ethics, humans and the environment, or technology and artificial intelligence. You’ll gain the analytical and conceptual skills needed to understand the relationships between science, technology and human well-being. Combine this minor with a major such as the sciences, history, philosophy or business to bring rigorous, ethically informed thinking and clear communication skills to your future career or graduate studies.
Why study social studies of science and technology at UNH?
As an interdisciplinary minor in the Department of History, you’ll benefit from a structured yet flexible undergraduate minor,and your course of study will be tailored to your interests. UNH has one of the top history departments in the country, with an award-winning, internationally recognized faculty. Throughout the academic year, you’ll have opportunities to participate in extracurricular activities that complement your studies. Additionally, you’ll receive excellent advising and mentoring to help you with career or graduate school preparation.
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