Mar 21, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

SS 103 - Technology and Society

Credit Hours: 3

This course will explore the development of technology from early beginnings to the present, as well as the interaction of technology with contemporary society. We will also examine the context which enables technological change, the contribution of some outstanding scientists, and the role of ethics.

Fulfills SUNY General Education – Social Sciences.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • define technology and technological activity;
  • describe various theoretical models of technological transfers;
  • identify the major periods of technological change;
  • critically analyze the impact of technological change;
  • articulate clear ideas about technology and culture;
  • understand the relationship between technology and the environment;
  • identify the ways in which technology affects work and community;
  • learn about historical narrative and political responsibility; and
  • explore the interplay between new communication technologies and society.

F/S (C, N)