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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

AST 360 - Human Futures


2018-2019 Catalog Year:

This course explores expected technologies of the next 100 years and how they will affect society and individual lifestyles. Topics include intelligent systems, virtual reality, cloning, genetic engineering, space travel, and colonization. The course is multi-disciplinary covering the fields of computer technology, biology, astronomy, physics, and chemistry. The ethics of new technologies and the social choices they allow will also be addressed.

Prerequisite: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
Offered: Not on a regular basis
Credit: 3