About this Program

This interdisciplinary minor develops a broader understanding of technology and its impact on individuals, societies, and the environment. It provides the social context and the historical and philosophical backgrounds needed by informed students to evaluate technology and its impacts. The minor equips students with skills to make better personal decisions about technology and more appropriate choices for their futures.

Program Highlights



  • Courses are offered in a variety of formats, including face to face and distance learning

  • Many courses meet lower division requirements including impact of technology (T), writing (W), and philosophy and ethics (E)


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What are the requirements to apply for The Impact of Technology at ODU?
Students entering the Minor program in The Impact of Technology should meet the minimum university admission requirements Undergraduate Admission.
  • Students must have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in all courses specified as a requirement for the minor exclusive of 100- and 200-level courses and prerequisite courses.

  • At least six hours of upper-level courses must be taken through courses offered by Old Dominion University.

    • Three credit hours may be in the major, if a major course is listed as an option for the interdisciplinary minor. As such, it will be credited toward both the major and the interdisciplinary minor


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Estimated rates for the 2023-24 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

Active Duty Military Rate
Cost Per-Credit $250
Virginia Resident
Cost Per-Credit $393
Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States
Cost Per-Credit $407
Cost Per-Credit $1,073

Ways to Save

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