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The interdisciplinary Department of Technology, Culture and Society (TCS) promotes critical engagement with technology and science through research and teaching while drawing on the humanities and social science perspectives.

This mission is fulfilled in part by degree programs in:

The department is also responsible for the School of Engineering's core curriculum in humanities and social sciences (General Education Requirements), which gives undergraduate students a breadth of knowledge and perspective necessary for careers in technology and the sciences. 

The General Education curriculum helps today’s engineers and scientists make thoughtful decisions about the values that are implicit in technological options, to understand how humans see themselves and the natural and social worlds, to think critically, and to communicate effectively.

Open Position: Dibner Chair in History and Philosophy of Technology and Science

Department Chair: Professor Jonathan Soffer