Feb 29, 2024  
2017-18 Catalog 
    
2017-18 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 275 - Technology in Everyday Life


5 CR

What is the role technology plays in society and in your life? Dig deeply into the social realm of technology. Investigate how identities are created, re-created, and challenged through mediated technologies. Topics may include network societies, hyper-realities, the digital divide, and the global and social histories of technology.

Course Outcomes

 
  • Analyze the impact of technologies on our private and public lives.
  • Explain how technologies both create and perpetuate inequalities.
  • Apply a sociological understanding of technology to describe how technology influences our interactions with others and our sense of identity.
 


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