The Department of Social Sciences offers the following Bachelor Programs:
Global Studies (B.S.)
Globalization is increasingly impacting the politics, economics, and culture of nations worldwide. As a global studies major, you’ll learn the history and the problem-solving skills needed to address issues with a global perspective, cross-cultural understanding, and an appreciation for diversity.
Science, Technology, and Society (B.S.)
We look at how political, economic, cultural, and social forces influence science and technology, and the ways science and technology impact society. Students gain practical skills in qualitative and quantitative research methods, geographic information systems, computational analysis, and intercultural communication.
Social and Economic Development Policy (B.S.)
Explore how globalization is impacting your local community and vice versa. This degree program will prepare you for nonprofit and public-sector work including policy development and careers focused on social, economic, and environmental policy issues.
About Illinois Institute of Technology
Based in the global metropolis of Chicago, Illinois Tech is the only technology-focused university in the city. It offers degrees in engineering, science, architecture, business, design, human sciences, applied technology, and law. Illinois Institute of Technology is ranked 117* nationally and is positioned in the top 2% of all U.S. universities. Illinois Tech’s mission statement captures explicitly the character of the education paradigm that Illinois Tech’s academic units are contributing in both education and research. The key word is relevant: embracing the faculty’s commitment to providing an education that focuses on preparing our students for fulfilled lives after graduation and for careers that contribute to solving important problems facing humanity. There has never been a better time to study, live and work in Chicago, home to dozens of accelerators, incubators and co-working spaces. Illinois Tech educates students to become part of the wave of innovation that is driving Chicago forward, gaining global recognition as an international hub for talent and infrastructure.
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