387-300-VA, Technology and Society
We live in a world surrounded by technology, and it touches our lives in many ways. In this course, you will discuss the social issues pertaining to the creation, diffusion, ownership, and impact of various technologies. You will apply what you learn to the investigation of a particular technological development in a key area - communications, transport, industry, military, health, household, or arts - and discover the conditions that led to it s development as well as the social consequences.