2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Jul 12, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

HUM 205 - Science, Culture and Technology


Description: Explores the relationships between scientific innovation, new technologies, and human values with a focus on contemporary ethical and social concerns posed by developments in modern science.

Prerequisites: Reading Proficiency.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. The relationship between science, culture, and technology
  2. The effects of scientific and technological innovation on historical and contemporary issues and institutions.
  3. The intersection of morality, science, and technology
  4. Personal values and attitudes relating to technology

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Analyze the relationships between science, culture, and technology. (1)
  2. Assess the effects of scientific and technological innovation on historical and contemporary issues and institutions. (2)
  3. Explain moral considerations that accompany scientific experimentation and technological innovation. (3) 
  4. Develop a coherent and integrated set of values relating to technology in students' own lives and environments. (4)