This course is a general survey of the history of technology from pre-historic times up to the Industrial Revolution. The course focuses on technology as a means to solve human problems, real or perceived, and the unexpected and unintended side-effects of technology in such areas as: agriculture, energy, communications, navigation, construction, and transportation.
3 credits (3 lecture hours), Fall
This course satisfies SUNY General Education Requirements for “Other World Civilizations”.
These credits count toward the Social Sciences (list C) requirements for graduation.