STS Cheat Sheet – Everything You Need to Know!
What is STS?
- We’re an academic department in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS).
- Our scholars bring methods from the humanities and social sciences to understanding science, technology, and medicine around the world.
- Learn more about our 16 faculty members and all of their areas of research here.
How do undergraduates engage with STS?
- Take one or more of our subjects to help fulfill your HASS requirement (we have 52 HASS undergrad classes, 11 of which are CI-H)
- Do a HASS concentration in STS. The concentration in STS simply consists of three STS subjects.
- Complete a minor (5 of the 6 classes can count towards your HASS requirement)
- Double or joint major
- Do a HASS concentration in Computing & Society
- Sign Up for the STS Undergraduate Email List
Want to learn more? Click on the links below to hear from an STS major…
AY 2022-2023 Undergraduate Subjects
|Title & Info|
|STS.002||Finance and Society (CI-H)|
|STS.004||Intersections: Science, Technology, and the World|
|STS.005J||Data and Society|
|STS.011||Biotechnology and Society|
|STS.012||Science Controversies in Everyday Life|
|STS.014||Embodied Education: Past, Present, Future (NEW) More Info|
|STS.021J||Science Activism: Gender, Race, and Power|
|STS.022J||Gender, Race, and Environmental Justice|
|STS.023J||Science, Gender & Social Inequality in the Developing World|
|STS.027J||The Civil War & the Emergence of Modern America: 1861-1890|
|STS.036||Science in American Life, 1920-2020|
|STS.050||The History of MIT|
|STS.051J||Documenting MIT Communities (NEW) More Info|
|STS.053||Multidisciplinary Interactive Learning Through Problem-Solving|
|STS.060J||Anthropology of Biology|
|STS.075J||Technology and Culture|
|STS.080J||Youth Political Participation|
|STS.084J||Social Problems of Nuclear Energy|
|STS.085J||Foundations of Information Policy|
|STS.086J||Cultures of Computing|
For Questions contact:
Professor Chakanetsa Mavhunga