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  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018

Design, Innovation, and Society


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First Year


Second Year


Fall


  • HASS Core Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Science Core Elective (Life Sciences course recommended) Credit Hours: 4
  • Technical Option Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 2 below)

Spring


  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 1 below)
  • STSS 4000-level Advanced Option Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 3 below)
  • Science Core Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Technical Option Credit Hours: 4  

Third Year


Summer Arch*


*For students who have applied for and been granted an exception, the Summer Arch courses would be taken during the fall semester. For listing of the exception process go to: http://info.rpi.edu/arch/students/#ExceptionProcess.

  • STSS 4000-level Advanced Option Credit Hours: 4
  • HASS Core Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Technical Option Credit Hours: 4

Fall OR Spring


  • Science Core Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • HASS Core Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Technical Option Credit Hours: 4

Fourth Year


Fall


  • Capstone Design Studio Credit Hours: 4
  • Science Core Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • HASS Core Elective Credit Hours: 4

 

Footnotes


  1. Students are advised, but not required, to pursue a design-oriented course during this semester.
  2. The technical option can be counted toward the requirements of a dual major degree, or it can be four courses in a single field that are all taken for a grade, of which two are at the 4000 level. HASS technical option sequences may be approved by the adviser.
  3. Any STS 4000-level course except STSH 4610, STSS 4610, and STSH or STSS 4980.

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