Undergraduate Majors

HISTORY

The History program at Stevens recognizes that history is much more than just a study of the past. Its faculty believes that by evaluating the ways key historical figures have dealt with the problems and challenges that faced them, students are able to become acutely aware of the problems facing us today, and influence the course of events that creates their future. With this unique perspective, the program uses historical research to provide deeper understanding of the world through an examination of science and technology and its impact on human existence.
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LITERATURE

The Literature program at Stevens offers a range of courses in world literatures and emphasizes reading, writing about, and discussing great books. Because Stevens is located just a 10 minute train ride across the Hudson from New York City, a number of our courses involve literary and cultural events in the city. In keeping with the all-inclusive nature of great literature, the works students study necessarily address the College's focus on studying literature through the considerations of science and technology.
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PHILOSOPHY

The Philosophy program at Stevens provides the opportunity to explore the traditional fields of philosophy with the unique advantage of doing so at an institution renowned for advances in science and engineering. That means students are not only able to understand the impact of technological innovation on those perennial questions at the heart of philosophical inquiry but, equally important, can apply philosophical analysis to practical and societal issues. 
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SOCIAL SCIENCES

The Social Sciences program at Stevens offers a variety of courses in each of the three primary areas of social science: Psychology, Sociology and Political Science. This interdisciplinary focus allows students to study the political, sociological, and psychological impact of technology, engineering, and science upon society.
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SCIENCE COMMUNICATION

The Science Communication program at Stevens examines a variety of media, from newspapers and blogs to radio and television to convey information about science, technology, and medicine to both general and professional audiences. Students will learn processes for data-gathering, interviewing, reporting, story-telling, and clear presentation of complex information. Science communication majors will benefit from learning their craft at Stevens, one of the world's leading research institutions.
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SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & SOCIETY

Scholars in the Science, Technology, and Society program at Stevens examine the social forces that shape the creation of scientific knowledge and examine the effect that developments in science and technology have on society. This program exists at the forefront of developing solutions to the most pressing issues of the 21st century, such as global climate change, sustainable economic growth, the alleviation of poverty and disease, and the uses of artificial intelligence.
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MUSIC & TECHNOLOGY

The Music and Technology program at Stevens is designed to provide undergraduate students with a thorough and comprehensive understanding of the interrelationship between Music and Technology. We view technology not merely as a tool that may foster the creative process but as a mirror reflecting the creative spirit of the individual. In this regard, it is our mission to not merely provide the musicianship skills and technological aptitude necessary for any actively engaged musician, but cultivate an insight into the historically pendant nature of music and technology.
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VISUAL ARTS & TECHNOLOGY

The Visual Arts & Technology program at Stevens spans several disciplines in the visual arts, including those associated with technical, scientific, entertainment, design, and fine arts communities. The program provides a setting for instruction, learning, experimentation, and creation in video, the internet, print, animation, and sculpture. Some students lean towards art and design while others focus on hybrid areas between the arts and the sciences. These two areas complement each other, leading to critical and creative thinking, the development of diverse cultural perspectives, and technological innovation.
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DOUBLE MAJORS AND CAL MINORS

All Stevens students have the option to obtain a double degree in a CAL discipline, or minor in one of the College of Arts & Letters disciplines listed here, as well as additional options such as Gender & Cultural Studies, Pre-Law & Public Policy, and Turkish and Middle Eastern Studies. Click below for full requirements and course information.
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