S&S Certificate Tracks

Round out your course of study with one of two curated Science & Society Certificate tracks: Science & the Public and Digital Intelligence. Digital Intelligence Track Science and the Public Track

The Initiative for Science & Society offers two certificate programs for undergraduates. The interdisciplinary curricula of both certificate tracks enable students enables students to understand the social, legal, historical, and policy issues stemming from advances in basic, applied sciences, and technology.

Science and the Public Certificate Track

The Certificate in Science and the Public allows undergraduate students to build on their science and technology leadership training and hone their expertise in science and technology policy. Its core course and electives enable students to critique and analyze science and its downstream applications while anticipating its implications for society. This training is complimented by approved research experiences and a Capstone project.

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Digital Intelligence Certificate Track

The Certificate in Digital Intelligence, offered in partnership with the Duke Center for Computational Thinking, provides undergraduates with a foundational understanding of contemporary and emerging computer science applications, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, web/mobile services, and data science. It further provides students with an understanding of the ethical, legal, social, and policy implications of those technologies on our modern world. The certificate is targeted to all Duke undergraduate students.

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