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Graduate Catalog 2015-2016 
Graduate Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PGEOG 63000 - Science and Society

A study of the interactions between technological and societal changes, with an emphasis on eliciting within the classroom productive oral and written critiques and debates concerning potentially controversial technological change. Focusing on present-day issues, students will learn various models for analyzing the impact scientific change has on society and how social change directs science.

Hours 45 hrs including conference,
Credits 3 cr
Courses cover geographic methods and techniques, and are divided into geographic information science, quantitative and qualitative research methods, remote sensing and cartography. Check with the department during the middle of the prior term for tentative course schedule including list of special topics. This course is part of the MA Teacher Education Program in Earth Sciences.