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GNSC 0330 - Science, Technology and Society


Credits: 3

A broad survey of the history of science, the interplay between scientific and technological advances, and the impacts of science and technology on society. The course will include an in-depth look at the scientific and technological aspects of issues such as the rapid growth of information technology, twenty-first century transportation, energy and mineral resources (including the environmental problems associated with energy usage), the development of military weapons systems, and the exploration and colonization of the solar system.

Prerequisites: GEOL 0101  or GEOL 0102  or CHEM 0101  or PHSC 0101 ; or permission of instructor.