University General Course Catalog 2020-2021 
    
    Apr 14, 2024  
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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 101  or ENG 100  and ENG 100JL  or ENG 113  or Corequisite(s): ENG 104 . Recommended Preparation: CH 201 .

Units of Lecture: 2
Units of Discussion/Recitation: 1
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. express ideas clearly and persuasively, using relevant evidence to support their arguments.
2. analyze primary source texts with attention to content, historical and cultural context, and rhetorical techniques.
3. 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. identify how arts, technologies, scientific discoveries, political ideologies, and globalization contributed to modern and contemporary identities.
5. connect the beliefs, values, and actions of past generations to contemporary conditions.
6. 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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