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Apr 13, 2017 by Mona Azadi (mazadi)
AMST 2610 : Science, Technology, and Politics in Modern America
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:13:57 GMT
Mon, 10 Apr 2017 18:35:25 GMT
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American Studies (AMST)
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
American Studies (AMST)
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Science, Technology, and Politics in Modern America
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Science, Technology & Politics
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The history of science and technology and their role in political and social life from the late 19th century to the present.
* Students will learn how to closely analyze works of literature, science, and popular media with attention to what they reveal about social and historical processes.
* Students will analyze how developments in science and technology transcend and reshape geopolitcal borders.
* Students will learn how to analyze different scholarly interpretations of the history of science and technology and undertake their own analyses of primary documents and artifacts.
* Students will apply these skills by writing short essays on aspects of the history of science and technology and their impacts in America and around the world.
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GPAC 2017 faculty checklist.pdf
Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
CCAS-Amer.Studies Focus Area 1
CCAS-Amer.Studies Focus Area 6
Gen Ed: Humanities
CCAS - History US
Submitting for GPAC: Critical Thinking and Cross Cultural Perspectives
Approved for GPAC: Humanities (Critical Thinking) and Cross Cultural Perspectives by the GPAC Committee on 2-6-17 - CG
Course Reviewer Comments
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 16:58:59 GMT
Rollback: Please repost with correct course number AMST 2610.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 17:28:38 GMT
Rollback: Please edit reference to old course number
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 19:15:56 GMT
Rollback: Hello, I am rolling back this course because the GPAC Checklist needs to be filled out. Also, please un-check the GCR-Humanities attribute, as this attribute cannot be used with new courses.Once your checklist is completed, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line GPAC READY FOR APPROVAL and resubmit course once the syllabus has been approved by the GPAC Committee.