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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 Faculty of Arts 4. Program Details 4.14 Communication, Media and Film 4.14.10 BA or BSc Honours Science, Technology and Society
4.14.10 BA or BSc Honours Science, Technology and Society

A. FACULTY OF ARTS REQUIREMENTS

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

B. MAJOR-FIELD REQUIREMENTS

If a student accumulates 42 units (7.0 full-course equivalents) 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 (8.0 full-course equivalents) and a maximum of 60 units (10.0 full-course equivalents) in the Field of Science, Technology and Society while fulfilling the following requirements:

  1. Core Courses: 33 units (5.5 full-course equivalents) from Science, Technology and Society 327, 343 and 591; Philosophy 367; Communication and Culture 301, 303, 501, 503.

  2. History of Science: 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) 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 (2.0 full-course equivalents) chosen from the Field of Science, Technology and Society. (Additional courses from the Faculty of Science approved by the Department.)

  4. Undergraduate Thesis: Communication and Media Studies 590.

*With approval of the Department.

C. OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Science Requirement: 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) 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.

D. DEGREE OPTIONS

The BA Honours 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.