STEM380 Coevolution of Society, Culture, and Technology (3 semester hours)

This course will expose students to how since the earliest days of mankind, technology and technological advances have helped to mold our society and guide our prosperity, but also to the goals of the society in driving the development and progression of technology as well. This course will review the various periods of time, where the world leaped forward in their understanding of the world around them and how they could harvest the world around them to advance their own world. This course will also reveal the potential conflicts of complex relationships between technology and society, looking at such topics as global warming, artificial intelligence, nuclear weapons, and many other potentially dangerous technological advances.