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2020-2021 Catalog

EGRS 281 Historical Studies in Engineering and Society

This is a historical study of engineering and society. It examines the ways cultural influences have shaped the extent and direction of technological development in the past while showing how students, as aspiring engineers, can gain access to those factors for the future. The class focuses on global and multi-cultural settings. To achieve its goals, it brings together non-technical elements of engineering design with technical details about operational aspects of technological systems. [GM2]