College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Science, Technology, and Society

Major | Interdisciplinary | Minor | Three Year

| Bachelor of Arts

Experience the sciences, social sciences, and humanities through a rigorous yet flexible curriculum and practical application. Learn how science impacts our world, our lives, and our communities, and how science is influenced by society and its economic, political, and cultural motives. Science, Technology, and Society majors graduate with the interdisciplinary knowledge, intellectual flexibility, communication, and problem solving skills that are crucial to every career path.

Sample courses in this program include:

  • ST200, Introduction to Science Studies
  • ST205, Science and Society Speakers Seminar
  • ST310, Social Studies of Science and Technology
  • ST320, Philosophy of Science
  • ST330, Language, Rhetoric, and Science

Please visit the Butler University Bulletin for more course information.

Science, Technology, and Society: The Science, Technology, and Society major can be completed in a total of three years, which includes completing coursework during both summer terms. More information can be found here.  

  • Justice, Equity, and Democracy
  • Health Studies
  • Technology Studies

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Foster an ambitious spirit. Cultivate a career.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) attracts the kinds of students who are never satisfied with the status quo. Our quest for knowledge is both timeless and modern. 

We immerse students in the oldest teachings, but also the latest learnings in culture and language, science and technology, psychology and philosophy. In all disciplines, we incorporate research, encouraging students to question everything and meticulously test new theories. Communication is emphasized, teaching students to negotiate, debate, and effectively disseminate information. 

LAS students are committed to being thoughtful practitioners of whatever field they choose, resulting in graduates who are engaged in their careers, active in their communities, and continually learning and leading.