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Fall 2009
Sep 03, 2015
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CSCI 135 - Information Technology and Society (Gen. Ed. Goal 10)
An exploration of the impact of computing and information technology (IT) on individuals and society in the United States and the world. The course addresses the impact of IT on areas such as: digital technology at home; personal devices; rapid unregulated spread of (mis)information; political processes of dissemination and polling capabilities; empowering individuals and families with information included in medical and other databases; personal and work place communication; the networked information economy and globalization. Other topics may include the interaction of IT with intellectual property, privacy, ethics, security concerns and freedom of expression.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Non-Matriculated, Post-Baccalaureate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture

Computer Science Department

Course Attributes:
Undergraduate Level Course, G2_Goal 10: Forces in the U.S., G3_Goal 10: Forces in the U.S.

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