2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog 
    
    May 23, 2024  
2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

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.

General Education Competency: Critical Thinking, Diversity

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)