Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and 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
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • 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.

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New LTU degree combines technology with the humanities 

Lawrence Technological University is offering a new degree that combines high tech with the humanities to prepare graduates for the jobs of tomorrow. The Bachelor of Science in Technological Humanities will be offered through the Department of Humanities, Social Sciences and Communication, part of LTU’s College of Arts and Sciences.

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The HSSC Dept. is pleased to welcome Dr. Joy Schaefer as Senior Lecturer of Media Communication! 

This fall, Dr. Schaefer will be teaching MCO 2213: Intro to Film Studies; MCO 4073: Horror & Thriller Films; & LLT 3643: Literature into Film. To find out more, email jschaefer@ltu.edu.

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Interactive online symposium examines plagues through literature 

Putting the coronavirus pandemic in historical context in view of earlier plagues is the topic of a new interactive, online symposium offered free by Lawrence Technological University’s College of Arts and Sciences. “Plague Literature in the Time of Coronavirus: an Online Symposium for the Quarantined” will be conducted from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Eastern time Sunday, April 12 online. The series continues with sessions on Fridays, April 17, April 24, May 1, May 8, and May 15, all from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

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LTU senior wins state broadcast scholarship 

Genna Skalski, who will graduate in May from Lawrence Technological University with a Bachelor of Science in Media Communication, won the Friends of Bill Burton Scholarship from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation.

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New Lawrence Tech paper compares Shelley's Frankenstein and Marvel's 'Black Panther' 

Using “Frankenstein,” the famous book frequently called the world’s first science fiction novel, as a method for teaching both social studies and chemistry, is the topic of a new research paper from faculty members at Lawrence Technological University.

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Grand Challenges Research Poster Exhibit 

Grand Challenges Research Poster ExhibitWednesday, December 11th, 5pm-8pmMarburger Stem Center

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Pentecostal Technologies: From Village Cybernetics to Social Media 

Dr. Ginger Nolan uses history to consider the impoverishment and anesthetization of political discourse under present regimes of social media.

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IG Journal as Pedagogical Tool: Using Social Media in the Classroom and Counseling Space 

In this interactive workshop, Professor Chris Harris presents how he uses his Instagram journal as a teaching tool, in the college classroom and in his private counseling practice, to encourage others to achieve optimum wellness, which he dines as physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual well-being.

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Cluster Hire in Social Media Studies 

The College of Arts and Sciences at LTU is seeking to fill two tenure-track positions in Social Media Studies as follows.

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Behind the Uniform: Bridging the Gap between Police and Community 

SEPTEMBER 25, 2019  |  SHANICE WINSTON Most people can identify a police officer by their uniform. Although the police wear the uniform with a sense of pride, it can elicit emotions of fear and despair in others. In recent years, violence against people of color has increased awareness by law enforcement that the uniform sends a mixed message. This awareness is a critical first step toward bridging the gap between police and community. 

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