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University of Calgary Calendar 2019-2020 Faculty of Arts 4. Program Details 4.12 Communication, Media and Film 4.12.9 BA or BSc in Science, Technology and Society
4.12.9 BA or BSc in Science, Technology and Society


Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements in 3.4 Graduation.


If a student accumulates 42 units or more in the "Domain of Science" in fulfilling the Faculty and Major-Field Requirements listed below, the degree will be awarded as a BSc. Otherwise the degree will be awarded as a BA.

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 48 units to a maximum of 60 units in Courses Constituting the Field of Science, Technology and Society while fulfilling the following requirements:

  1. Core Courses: 33 units from Science, Technology and Society 327, 343 and 591; Philosophy 367; Communication and Culture 301, 303, 501, 503.

  2. History of Science: 3 units from History 354, 372, 493.38*, 493.39* or 541. Additional courses may be used to satisfy the History of Science requirement. Please consult with the Department.

  3. Science, Technology and Society Options: an additional 12 units chosen from Courses Constituting the Field of Science, Technology and Society. (Additional courses from the Faculty of Science approved by the Department.)

*With approval of the Department.


Science Requirement: 3 units at the 400 level from the Faculty of Science or from Faculty of Arts courses within the "Domain of Science" along with any relevant prerequisites.


The Bachelor of Arts in Science, Technology and Society can be taken with Co-operative Education. See section 3.4.4 Co-operative Education Programs for information and requirements.