ENGR 297

Technology and Society

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Introduction to the effects of technology on society including the ethical, environmental, cultural, social, economic and political issues raised by technological change. The concepts of sustainability, civil society, engineering law (negligence and product liability torts, contract law and consumer protection statutes) and environmental stewardship are addressed in the context of systems engineering design.

Pre- or Co-requisites:

Undergraduate course in Engineering offered by the Faculty of Engineering.

Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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