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2023-24 Catalog 
2023-24 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.

GenEd Outcomes: Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
GenEd Outcomes: Connections
  • Cultural Diversity

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