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
  • 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.

IN THE NEWS

  • Idea Factory: "How Did it Happen? Contesting the Narrative of the Flint Water Crisis"

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    Idea Factory: "How Did it Happen? Contesting the Narrative of the Flint Water Crisis" Dr. Benjamin J. Pauli, Assistant Professor of Social Science, Department of Liberal Studies, Kettering University, Flint MI Tuesday, March 14 12:30-1:45 S321

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    Feb 23


    Idea Factory: "Sa Morra"

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    Idea Factory: "Sa Morra" Dr. Franco Delogu, Assistant Professor of Psychology, LTU Thursday, February 16 12:30-1:45 M336

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    Feb 14

  • Vivian Kao "The Victorian"

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    Humanities professor Vivian Kao publishes a journal called The Victorian.

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    Feb 9


    Welcome Center Meet and Greet

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     Please join us on Monday, February 13, at LTU's Welcome Center (C406) at 6:30PM for a meet-and-greet and 7PM for a panel discussion of trends in the types of opportunities and skills that are needed now and those that may be needed in the next few years in technical communication in the workplace.   

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    Feb 8

  • LTU prof gets two grants for robotics and entrepreneurial education

    A Lawrence Technological University assistant professor of biomedical engineering has been awarded two new grants – one to explore touch-sensitive feedback in robots, and another to expand entrepreneurial education in biotech. Mansoor Nasir is principal investigator on a $50,000 grant from the DENSO North Americ...

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    Nov 21


    Collecting Detroit

    Collecting Detroit

    For many collectors, the collecting experience is a voyage of discovery -- in Ludger Brinker's case a learning process by which he re-imagined the art culture as it has existed in the city of Detroit from the 1920s onward. As a consequence, the focus is on an abiding sense of place and time -- the land, the waters, the industry, the grit of the city as it has been documented by Detroit-area artists both widely recognized and obscure. In this Idea Factory Presentation, Dr. Brinker will offer a collector's perspective on the history of regionalist art as practiced by Detroit artists.

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    Nov 8