ET 821 - Computers in the Modern Society

Overview

Description

This course examines the impact of computers on modern life by looking at how they work, what they do, where they can be used, what they are capable of, what happens when they fail, and how they are used and misused. Among the many topics included are gaming, entertainment, communications and social networking, encryption and cryptography, data security, piracy and copyright, governmental regulation and related issues. Class demonstrations are used to illustrate the major points.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Requirement Designation

Flexible Core - Scientific World

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

None

Course Schedule

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