Technology, Culture and Society

We promote critical engagement with technology and science while drawing on the perspectives of the humanities and social sciences.


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Our students can choose to pursue wide-ranging programs in Integrated Digital Media, Sustainable Urban Environments, or Science and Technology Studies — a flexible path that encourages them to combine their love of science with an understanding of its impacts on society, an ability to write about it clearly, and a devotion to applying it ethically. If you’ve ever wanted to explore the possibilities of augmented and virtual reality, work at the intersection of engineering and art, or become conversant with both the technical and social issues facing our world, Technology, Culture and Society might be the course of study for you.

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Technology, Culture and Society

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Our Bachelor of Science Integrated Digital Media (IDM) program centers around the IDM core, a suite of courses that focus on the four areas of Image, Sound, Narrative, and Interactivity.

Integrated Digital Media Virtual Reality

The Integrated Digital Media (IDM) Program is a place that fosters creative practice, design research and multidisciplinary experimentation with emerging media technologies.

Science and Technology Studies

How has the decision to patent human genes affected intellectual property law, privacy issues, and therapeutic research in medicine? How did an international community transform a military research project into the Internet we use today?

New York City

Half of the world’s population today lives in cities - a number predicted to increase rapidly. With decreasing natural resources, sustainable urban growth is an increasingly important area of study and action.

Sustainable Urban Environment Students

Students in all three programs in TCS are encouraged to apply what they have learned in practical, real-world projects.

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