COMPUTERS IN SOCIETY

An introduction to the use of computing devices and their impact on society. Topics include: how computers work, the history of computing, philosophical issues in computing, the economics of software development, intellectual property issues, privacy and security, applications of computing, legal issues, the digital divide, the role of computing in government, and computer-assisted collaboration.

Credits: 
3
Program Code: 
CIS
Course Number: 
150
Academic Program(s): 
Computer Information Science