Staying Current and Well-Rounded
"The Science Communication minor has allowed me to take courses outside the engineering field and gain more interest and knowledge about current science issues."
The B.A. in Science Communication from Stevens Institute of Technology teaches students to convey information about science, technology, and medicine to experts and non-experts in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.
Students who pursue a bachelor's degree in science communication at Stevens Institute of Technology will learn how to use a wide 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. You 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.
The curriculum of the B.A. in science communication begins with foundational courses in the history and social study of science, technology, and engineering. Students will move on to advanced courses that will increase their knowledge of specific scientific fields and assist in developing and refining their skills in research, writing, and communication.
Science communication majors can also obtain a 5-year B.A./M.A. as part of the Policy & Innovation program.