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    Vassar College
   
 
  Nov 20, 2017
 
 
    
Catalogue 2017-2018
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STS 385 - Technology, Ecology, and Society


1 unit(s)


(Same as ENST 385 ) Examines the interactions between human beings and their environment as mediated by technology, focusing on the period from the earliest evidence of toolmaking approximately up to the Industrial Revolution. Student research projects often bring the course up to the present. Includes experimentation with ancient technologies and field trips to local markets and craft workshops.

 

Prerequisite(s): previous coursework in Anthropology, Environmental Studies, or Science, Technology, and Society, or permission of the instructor.

Not offered in 2017/18.

One 2-hour period; plus 4 hour lab.



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