Graduate Embedded Certificate in Science, Technology, and Society

Graduate Certificate in Science, Technology, and Society Science, Technology and Society (STS) - also called Science and Technology Studies - is an interdisciplinary field of study that seeks to understand how science and technology shape society and culture and how society and culture, in turn, shape the development of science and technology. The STS Graduate Certificate is designed for students already enrolled in a graduate degree program at Georgia Tech, in any college or program. This certificate is for graduate students who would like to demonstrate additional competence in some aspect of STS or special competence in STS in their home discipline. The certificateis open to students in good standing in any graduate program at Georgia Tech.
The certificate program helps students to:
•Understand the social, cultural, and epistemic dynamics of science and technology
•Explore these dynamics across world societies and cultures
•Develop sensitivity to issues of gender, race, and justice across areas of knowledge, including: engineering,
medicine, environment, cognition, security, innovation, design
•Employ STS approaches as scholars or practitioners (e.g. engineers, scientists, or policy makers)
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Program of Study

Core Course
HTS/PUBP/LMC 6743Science, Technology & Soceity: Core Seminar3
Official STS electives 19
Sci Tech and the Economy
Science, Technology, and National Security 2
Social and Cultural Studies of Biomedicine 3
Science and Technology Beyond Borders
Social Justice, Critical Theory, and Philosophy of Design
Feminist Theory and Science and Technology Studies
Total Credit Hours12