Most scholars consider media studies (MS) to be entirely complementary with technology studies (TS) which is entirely complementary with science studies, hence the TS in STS (Science & Technology Studies). The major tenet of Media & Technology Studies is that mediated and technological practices can be studied as serious subjects and not merely functionally promoted as one might find in many educational institutions or venues. By serious subjects, we mean from disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives with empirical, lab-focused experiences in design and production as well as conceptual analysis of history, philosophy, and theory.
The Media & Technology Studies program offers a common core of courses and a range of electives. Examples: