Mar 03, 2024  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

AST 360 - Human Futures

2009-2010 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.

PREREQ: upper division standing and completion of the Gen Ed. Basic Skills and Knowledge foundations courses, or instructor permission.
OFFERED: Irregular