History of Technology

Course Code: SCIE 2004

Academic Year: 2021-2022

This course investigates the evolution of applied technology during the past 500 years with particular attention to developments that are relevant to the industrial age and the development of contemporary commercial products and services. Studies demonstrate the impact of pivotal innovations on contemporary life and behavior. Factors influencing technological breakthroughs (including available resources, social influences, economic conditions, scientific developments and design vision) are discussed. Classes, discussions and assignments develop the relationship between technological innovation and the evolution of design and society. Category and Level: Science and Technology, Lower Level Restrictions: None