Information, Technology, and Society

CSC124

Introduction to the basic concepts and applications of computer and Internet-related information technology and its impacts on individual users, businesses, groups, organizations, and society. Topics include access, evaluation, and use of digital information; ethical and security implications of information use and storage; human-computer interactions; social aspects of information systems; economic and legal issues; and professional presentation and communication of information. Information literacy skills that promote lifelong learning are developed through exposure to various existing and emerging technologies, including information resources, communication methods, and technology. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): Placement by Examination or RDG111.