Science Fiction

Code: LIBS1930

Course description

This course will explore Science Fiction which deals with the effects of possible changes in the levels of science and technology on individual human beings and their societies. Drawing on literature, film, T.V., and other aspects of popular culture, students will examine themes such as utopias, dystopias, space travel, artificial intelligence, aliens, gender roles, etc. and will develop an awareness of both the implications of the transformation of our present technological knowledge and the ethical issues which will face us all. Students will understand the role of SF as one of the most popular and thought provoking genres of this century and the next generation.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Notice for general electives

If you are pursuing a diploma or advanced diploma, contact Jen Matthews at 519-748-5220 ext. 3265, prior to registering to ensure that your selection is eligible for your program.

Credit transfer

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Start Date
Start Date: May. 7, 2019
Delivery: Hybrid – eConestoga
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $346.14
End date: May. 30, 2019
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None
Not all courses are offered each term. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019. Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019.