SOC 275 Technology in Everyday Life • 5 Cr.


What is the role technology plays in society and in your life? Dig deeply into the social realm of technology. Investigate how identities are created, re-created, and challenged through mediated technologies. Topics may include network societies, hyper-realities, the digital divide, and the global and social histories of technology.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Analyze the impact of technologies on our private and public lives.
  • Explain how technologies both create and perpetuate inequalities.
  • Apply a sociological understanding of technology to describe how technology influences our interactions with others and our sense of identity.