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  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog]

Science and Technology Studies Five-Year B.S./M.S.


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This co-terminal master’s degree program is designed for academically strong Rensselaer students pursuing an undergraduate degree in Science and Technology Studies, Sustainability Studies, or Design, Innovation, and Society, and who wish to continue their studies toward a master’s degree. Completing the M.S. degree in STS requires 30 credit hours, including a 6-credit-hour master’s thesis or internship. Required courses are STSS 6010 Concepts in Science and Technology Studies, STSS 6200 Science Studies, STSS 6040 Technology Studies, STSS 6100 Policy Studies, and a research methods course. The program offers an opportunity to take technical courses in other Rensselaer departments that are relevant to the student’s Plan of Study. It also offers substantial individual consultation and flexibility in designing course work and developing the thesis/internship option.

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