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CS 3750 - Computers and Society (3)


Impact of computing technology on individuals and on society. Various current uses of computing devices, how these have evolved, and what the future might bring. Benefits and dangers of information technology. How the Internet and computing devices have fundamentally changed the way we work, play, and interact with others. Overview of computer and information technology (e.g., networking and communications, information management). Secure computing principles and practice. Consequent rise of new social and legal issues, making it essential for everyone to acquire a working understanding of the role of this technology in our daily lives.

Prerequisite(s): Lower division GE requirements in Area A, at least two sub-areas in Area B, and at least two sub-areas in Area D. 
GE Area(s): B5, D4
Component(s): Lecture
Grading Basis: Graded Only
Repeat for Credit: May be taken only once
Course Category: GE Course



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