Description: This course is designed to acquaint the student with utopian and dystopian images of society primarily in literature, but also in film. This course will approach the study of utopias and dystopias by looking at them throughout history, starting with Thomas More's Utopia and moving forward through history to analyze how humankind's conception of the ideal society has changed in conjunction with technological advancement and social reform. The focus on utopias will be the social and political world associated to the society. Letter grade only.
Requirement Designation: Social and Political Worlds
Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Critical Thinking, Effective Writing