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CH 212 - Science, Technology, and Society in the Modern Era

(3 units) CO5, CO9
Analyzes history and culture of the modern world, exploration of scientific revolutions and methods, rise and global spread of science-based technologies, and their impact on nature, the human body, society and the world.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 102  or ENG 114  or Corequisite(s): ENG 104 .

Units of Lecture: 2
Units of Discussion/Recitation: 1
Core Status: CO5, CO9
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to express ideas clearly and persuasively, using relevant evidence to support their arguments.
2. Students will be able to analyze primary source texts with attention to content, historical and cultural context, and rhetorical techniques.
3. Students will be able to trace the sources and development of European intellectual, scientific, and technological traditions and institutions as well as their social, cultural, and historical impacts, with attention to the diversity of global experiences and voices that shaped them.
4. Students will be able to identify how arts, technologies, scientific discoveries, political ideologies, and globalization contributed to modern and contemporary identities.
5. Students will be able to connect the beliefs, values, and actions of past generations to contemporary conditions.
6. Students will be able to describe European interactions with other parts of the world and explain how interregional cultural connections, economic ties, military conflicts, and scientific and technological developments shaped ideas, beliefs, and values in the modern and contemporary world.


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