Impact of Technology Minor Online

  • Minor
  • Darden College of Education & Professional Studies
  • Department of STEM Education & Professional Studies

Gain a broad understanding of technology and its impact on individuals, societies, and the environment.

You'll learn the social context and the historical and philosophical backgrounds of technological developments. This background will help you evaluate new and existing technology and its impact, equipping you to make better decisions about the technology you use now and in the future.

This minor is interdisciplinary, which means your course options come from several different colleges at ODU. Possible options include:

  • Global health
  • Intercultural communication
  • Computers in society
  • Music technology
  • Technology and war
  • Cybersecurity ethics
  • and more










    • 12 credit hours (four courses)

    You will select courses in at least two different disciplines, and no more than two courses in any one discipline.

    A minor can only be earned as part of an undergraduate program. Talk with an ODUGlobal enrollment coordinator to determine if you have credits that will transfer.

  • Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have live, regular online meeting times, while others will not. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

  • In-state Virginia Residents
    $393 per credit hour*
    Out-of-State Students
    $426 per credit hour

    Active duty military students may qualify for a discounted undergraduate tuition rate.

    These tuition rates are effective Fall 2023 and subject to change. 
    * In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

A dedicated enrollment team for your major will guide your transition to ODUGlobal.