Department Information

Chair:
Dr. Herbert Haines
Sharon Steadman (Acting)
Moffett Center, Room 2120
Phone: 607-753-2726
Fax: 607-753-5973
Email:
amanda.halliwell@cortland.edu
Hours:
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday
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SOC 335 - Technology and Society

Investigation of the nature of technology, of technological change, and of the dynamic reciprocal relationship between culture, social structure and technological innovation and adoption. Explores historical cases of technological change in social context and addresses contemporary social issues related to ongoing developments in information, communication, biomedical and energy technologies.

Prerequisite: SOC 100 or SOC 150 or ANT 102. Category C.

(3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.