Science, Technology and Society (BA) (16STSBA)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research H 4 Foreign Language 201 K, 8 3
Social Science D, 7 3 Social Science D, 7 3
Natural Science B 3 Social Science 7 3
Mathematical Science A, 16 3 Statistics A, 14 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1 History I 1, C 3
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives G 2    
  16   15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
STS 214 Intro to STS G 3 STS Breadth 10 3
Literature I 3 3 Literature II 4 3
Social Science 7 3 Philosophy 5, C 3
Natural Science B 4 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1
History II 2 3 Free Electives 9 3
  16   13

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
STS Breadth 10 3 STS Breadth 10 3
STS Specialty 11 3 STS Specialty 11 3
Advanced Writing 13 3 Arts & Letters 6 3
Science & Technology 3**/4** Elective12 3 Free Electives 9 6
Free Elective 9 3    
  15   15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
STS Breadth 10 3 STS 403 Seminar in STS 3
STS Specialty 11 3 STS Specialty 14 3
Free Electives 9 3 Free Electives 9 9
GEP Add. Breadth Req. F  (MS/NS/E) 6    
  15   15

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K, 15,16: 120
Major/College Footnotes 1. History I: One 3-credit course required from the College-approved History-I course list (a 200-level survey course covering a culture significantly different from our own, i.e., ancient or non-Western) 2. History II: One 3-credit course required from the College-approved History-II course list (a 200-level survey course covering a culture covering our own or a similar culture, i.e., United States or other Western Culture) 3. Literature I: One 3-credit hour course required from the College-approved Literature I list (a survey course covering literature outside the U.S. and prior to the 20th century) 4. Literature II: One 3-credit hour course required from the College-approved Literature II list (any course that meets Literature I requirement; or a course in American or Twentieth Century Literature, or an upper division survey course or  literature course in period, genre, or a major figure in English, a foreign language in English translation, or the original foreign language) 5. Philosophy: Any PHI course on the approved GEP Humanities list 6. Arts and Letters: One 3-credit hour course is required fro the College-approved Arts & Letters course list. 7. Social Sciences: Twelve (12) credit hours, selected from College-approved list, required from three different disciplines, six(6) must be on GEP-Social Sciences list. 8. Foreign Language: Completion of FLx 201, or comparable proficiency as demonstrated by examination. 9. Free Electives: Maximum 12 credit hours of free electives may be taken for credit only (S/U). 10. STS Breadth Requirement: 12 credits. From program approved list, choose one course from each breadth group, which includes History, Philosophy of Science and Ethics, Assessment and Policy, and Other STS Courses. 11. STS Specialty: 12 credits. In consultation with the STS Program Director or an Academic Advisor, every STS major designs a STS Specialty, 12 credit hours, that addresses a coherent theme elated to science, technology and society. At least two of the STS Specialty courses must be offered by the departments or programs in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. STS Specialty includes courses typically at the 300- and 400- or higher levels and no more than one course at the 200-level. 100-level courses are not permitted in the STS specialty. 12. Science & Technology 3**/4** level: STS elective course at the 300-level or above. STS Program Director or advisor approval is required. 13. Advanced Writing: Choose one professioalwriting ENG corse from approved list. 14. Statistics: GEP approved 300-level statistics(ST) course. 15. Major Residency Requirement: At least 18 of the 30 credits in the major (departmental requirements) must be completed following admission to the program. Maximum 15 hours of external transfer credit may be applied towards the major (departmental requirements). 16. Major Grade Point Average (MGPA) Requirements: 2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. See departmental or College for information regarding mgpa calculation.  *General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at http://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/. A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix) Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following  course(s) if completedas part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: Statistics requirement satisfies three (3) hours of this requirement. B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab) Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes) Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: Minimum requirements are satisfied by College History I and Philosophy requirements. D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes) Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: Minimum requirements are satisfied by College  Social Sciences requirement  E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours; at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course) Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list. F. Additional Breadth (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists) X Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours) Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: STS 214 H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better) The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements I. U.S. Diversity (USD) Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. J. Global Knowledge (GK) Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. K. Foreign Language proficiency Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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