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2021 - 2022 Academic Catalog 
2021 - 2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SMS 154 - Evolution of Technology

4 credits (Fall or Spring)
Cross-listed as: DST 154 .  This course examines the historical evolution of technology and its impact on society. We will explore the complex forces that drive the process of invention and innovation; the centrality of design in shaping the particular form and impact of technologies; how technological change has challenged or reinforced traditional structures of power; and finally, how our understanding of the past can guide our attempts to grapple with the revolutionary digital technologies emerging today.

Prerequisite: None.
Note: Not offered every year.
Instructor: Staff