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2015-2016 Vincennes University Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 125 - History of American Technology


3 hrs (Sem I, II)
This course will examine the technological development of the modern world and especially emphasizes the United States. Emphasis will be given not only to the inventions themselves but the reasons why such technology was needed and what influence the technology has had on our society. Major topics examined will include power sources, railroads, the automobile, ships, aviation, communications and the development of military technology and tactics. 3 lecture hours.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of C or better in READ 011 , or SAT Reading score of 420 or greater, or appropriate placement test scores.