Engineering and Society

Fall 2024 > Humanities & Social Sciences > PHIL.2070 > 653

Course No: PHIL.2070-653; SIS Class Nbr: 14100; SIS Term: 3410
Course Status: Open

Course Description

In this course, students will explore the nature of engineering as a practice, and consider the ways in which engineering interacts with and affects society in both local and global contexts. Students will approach these topics through philosophical methods, including reflection, dialogue, and critique. The goal of this course is to introduce students to practices of both philosophical inquiry and engineering and in so doing recognize the need for a holistic understanding of the interaction between society and technology.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Section Notes: Live Online Course; Commonwealth Collegiate Academy course held at: GLTS. Live Online Course: Attend class remotely during specific days and times (sometimes referred to as synchronous learning). Instructors may deliver lessons from an off-campus location, from a campus classroom, lab or studio, and you'll also make use of Blackboard, UMass Lowell's online learning management tool.
  • Core Codes: DUAL, GLHS, ONLINE SYN
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Aaron Shepherd
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When Offered & Tuition

  • M,W | 10:45 AM-12:15 PM ET
  • 2024 Fall: Sep 04 to Dec 20
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1155 | Pay as little as $238/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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