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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CAIS 0101 - Computers in Society


Credits: 3

An introduction to the nature and function of computers, with emphasis on the social, intellectual, legal and ethical issues involved with their use in contemporary society. Includes a survey of computing technology to the extent necessary to enable the student to identify, understand and evaluate computer-related issues such as privacy and databases, data matching, automation and dehumanization, worker displacement and computer security, fraud, and evolving moral and legal concerns associated with modern technological society.