Department of humanities, social sciences, + communication

The Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Communication exemplifies Lawrence Technological University’s College of Arts and Sciences’ mission to foster creative minds and critical thinkers through effective teaching and real world experiences. LTU offers you a substantial assortment of courses from Victorian and Modern Literature, Broadcast Studio Technique, and Abnormal Psychology to Business Law. The diverse course work takes you beyond the classroom, whether it is a study abroad trip to Paris or the set of a newsroom – giving you the experience you need in today’s competitive working world.


  • English Composition students organize RoboParade Essay Contest


    As part of the RoboParade organized by Lawrence Technological University in October, students in Associate Professor Melinda Weinstein’s English Composition course staged the first RoboParade Essay Contest.

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    Dec 12

    LTU hosts Network Detroit conference on digital humanities theory and practice


    On Sept. 26, LTU’s Department of Humanities, Social Sciences and Communication (HSSC) hosted Network Detroit 2014, its second annual digital humanities conference.

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    Oct 29

  • Barrett named department chair


    Associate Professor Jason Barrett has been named chair of the Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Communication in the College of Arts and Sciences at Lawrence Technological University.

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    Aug 4

    Yarbrough accepted for graduate study

    Rachel Yarbrough, who received a Bachelor of Arts in English and Communication Arts in 2011, has been accepted for graduate study at Valparaiso University (Valparaiso, Indiana); the University of Aberdeen, (Aberdeen, Scotland); and the University of Leicester (Leicester, England).  Rachel will pursue a Master in English Literature.  Congratulations Rachel!

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    Apr 16

  • Review and Discussion of Mark Cornillie's book, The Brainiac Paradox

    Mark Cornille

    On Thursday, February 13, LTU’s HSSC department hosted a book review and discussion of The Brainiac Paradox, by author Mark Cornillie. The event was held in the Welcome Center of the Taubman Student Services building, and was organized and presented by the Southeastern Michigan chapter of the Society for Technical Communication.  

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    Mar 21