October 28, 2016 at 10:56 am

Spring 2017 | Mapping the Future Course Hits 5 Contemporary Issues

Mapping the Future CAS 2700H with camel cartoon wearing hat and goggles


CAS 2100x Mapping the Future is a new College of Arts & Sciences interdisciplinary course with five modules on profound issues facing contemporary society.

Each module in the Spring 2017 course features a community event with speakers debating the core principles of an issue and students critically evaluating and analyzing diverse viewpoints.

Mapping The Future asks students to consider the kind of world they want to live in and then weigh challenges to and differing opinions about reaching their own vision of the the future. Using analytical debate and issue-based forecasting techniques, students will evaluate differing ideas presented on each topic and evaluate both the mode of discourse and merits of each idea to make informed projections about the future of society.

Students will explore:

The class is limited to 30 students and fulfills A&S distribution requirements for Social Science and Natural Science. Enrollment is by permission. Interested students should contact Theresa Moran, the instructor of record,

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