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Viewing: HIST 2610 : Science, Technology, and Politics in Modern America

Last approved: Wed, 03 May 2017 08:04:03 GMT

Last edit: Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:05:20 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
History (HIST)
HIST
2610
Science, Technology, and Politics in Modern America
Science, Technology & Politics
Fall 2017
0,3
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Discussion Group
Lecture
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AMST 2610 - Science, Technology, and Politics in Modern America

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120

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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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This is being submitted as a crosslisting with AMST 2610. AMST 2610 was approved with the following attributes:

CCAS-Amer.Studies Focus Area 1
CCAS-Amer.Studies Focus Area 6
Gen Ed: Humanities
CCAS-GPAC:GlobalCrossCultural
CCAS - History US
Key: 10933