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PLS 290 - TECH AND QUANT LITERACY

Development of technological literacy and quantitative reasoning skills in a critical thinking context. Analysis of the technologies that increasingly define the way we interact, retrieve knowledge, and construct arguments. Technology's impact on society as well as the social forces that, in turn, shape technology. Critical review of concepts and skills used to build, communicate, and assess quantitative arguments. Analysis of quantitative information found in various sources, including popular media and scholarly discourse.

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

  • MATH 095 (with a min grade of )
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    Course Notes:

    May be taken concurrently with PLS 201 or 302.