An M.S. in Public Policy provides you with skills and qualifications that can be adapted and applied to a wide variety of professions.
Note: The School of History and Sociology (HSOC) is an interdisciplinary unit and offers undergraduate courses under three designations: History (HIST), Sociology (SOC), and History, Technology, and Society (HTS). Courses designated with the prefix HTS can be either history or sociology. In addition, some of our HTS courses--both history and sociology--are specifically on Science, Technology, and Medicine (STM).
To get to the list of interdisciplinary or variable topic courses with the HTS designation on the master course list below, click here.
To get to the list of history courses with the HTS designation on the master course list below, click here.
To get to the list of sociology courses with the HTS designation on the master course list below, click here.
To view HTS courses available at GT- Lorraine's campus in Metz, France, click here.
If clarification is needed in a particular case, contact HSOC Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies Dr. Amy D'Unger.
HTS 2100 — Science, Technology, and the Modern World
Offers case studies of the multidisciplinary study of sports using the lenses of history, sociology, economics, science and technology to understand sports practices and controversies.
HTS 4698 — Research Assistantship
Examines how gender norms and beliefs shape sport structures, participation opportunities and experiences in American sport. Syllabus
Substantive issues in the study of crime. Examines such subjects as: the perception of crime; characteristics of offenders and victims; societal reactions to crime; police discretion and imprisonment. Syllabus
HTS 3072 — Sociology of Education
Examines approaches used by sociologists to understand education. Explores such topics as variations in student outcomes and issues of gender, race, ethnicity, and social class. Syllabus
HTS 3073 - Sociology of Sports
Examines what constitutes "sports," and uses sociological lens to study sports relationship to education, policy, media, deviance, violence as well as gender, race and class.
HTS 3082 — Sociology of Science
The study of the intersection of race, medicine and science drawing on the literatures from a variety of disciplines. Examines the sociological and cultural concept of race and its usefulness as an analytical category. Syllabus
This course examines what constitutes a "sport," debates on the role of social inequality in sports, and the intersection of science, technology and sport.
Examines American sport from colonial to contemporary times. Focuses on the rise of organized sports and the influence of race, class, gender, and ethnicity. Syllabus
HTS 2081 — Scientific Revolution
HTS 3025 — African-American History since 1865
The African American experience since 1865, including Reconstruction, segregation, the African American family, the Harlem Renaissance, the civil rights movement, and Black Power. Syllabus
HTS 3027 — The Civil Rights Movement
Understand the impact of the Civil Rights Movement on America. Explore protest movements, civil rights activism, the movement’s fragmentation, and its long-term significance. Syllabus
HTS 3028 — Ancient Greek History
Classical Athens and Sparta, myths and legends in historical context. Course ends with Alexander the Great and the rise of Rome. Syllabus
HTS 3029 — Ancient Rome
HTS 3051 — Women and Gender in the Middle East
HTS 3067 — Revolutionary Movements