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Technology, Culture and Society (SOCI 1160)

Credits: 3
Lecture Credits: 3.00

Description: The use of technology is a basic feature of all human societies-our technologies influence our relations with each other and with the natural environment. Equally important, technology itself is a product of economic, political and cultural patterns. The study of technology will tell us about the kind of society we make for ourselves.

Topical Outline:

1. Technology and transportation
2. Technology and health
3. Technology and work
4. Technology and agriculture
5. Technology and environment

Learning Outcomes:
1. Understand how to apply the sociological perspective to the technologies that influence their everyday lives



Placement score into READ 0200 or placement score into ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042 with faculty recommendation into ESOL 0052.

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