Humanities, Social Sciences, and Communication


Pursuing my degree in Technological Humanities has been an eye-opening journey where I have gained a foundational understanding of social sciences, communication, and writing coupled with a proficiency in cybersecurity and AI, equipping me with a unique skill set that I believe is highly relevant in today’s digital age.”

Caroline Holowenko

BS Technological Humanities '23

Find your degree

A curious and inclusive learning community dedicated to interpreting human culture, thought, society, and communication.

The Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Communication exists to study human experience, applying the tools of our academic disciplines to foster a flourishing and sustainable future.

Collectively, we interpret human culture, thought, society, and communication through student-centered teaching, academic research, and partnerships with the community and industry. In these practices, we enhance the mission of Lawrence Tech as a comprehensive, technologically-focused institution of higher education.

Students in our department...

  • have designed psychological experiments in VR
  • studied the social implications of energy policy
  • used big data sets to track evolving patterns in British fiction
  • produced compelling digital stories behind and in front of the camera

Featured Programs

Bachelor of Science in


Through hands-on experience and research, students combine theoretical knowledge with practical expertise! A concentration in applied psychology allows students to focus on practical applications and address real-world issues as they navigate and prepare for diverse careers.

Bachelor of Science in

Media Communication

Advanced study of film, television, and online media production, including journalism, broadcasting, post-production, and digital marketing.

Media Communication specialists fulfill vital on-air and behind the scenes responsibilities for television, radio, and media production companies.

Meet the Faculty + Staff


Dr. Paul Jaussen


Paul Jaussen received his PhD in English with a joint PhD in Theory and Criticism from the University of Washington in 2010. His research focuses on poetry and poetics, literary theory and criticism, modernism, and contemporary literature. Dr. Jaussen regularly teaches courses in world literature, modern poetry, literary theory, and literature and technology.

News with the College of Arts + Sciences

LTU students can participate in a wide range of exciting activities that elevate the learning experience.