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ENG 301 - Science Fiction (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: None
Examines the history of science fiction literature and film, tracing the development of the “hard” and “soft” sub-genres. Identifies and explains some of the most common tropes, elements, concepts, and styles. Evaluates creative and societal responses to scientific fields such as space exploration, artificial intelligence, time travel, genetic engineering, and the development and future of cyberspace. Considers the impact that public fears of and fascination with science has on literature and film.