A survey course in computers and information technology that introduces the college student to the architecture of the personal computer, software, hardware, telecommunications, and artificial intelligence, as well as the social and ethical implications of information technology. The two-hour laboratory sessions reinforce the concepts learned in lecture, including a survey of word processing, spreadsheet, database management, presentation, and network software. Credit is not allowed for a computer science major or minor.
To enable those making decisions about the implementation of computer systems to
·have an understanding of the ethical implications of computer technology,
·place those issues within a philosophical framework, and exhibit both the social importance and intellectual challenge,
·stimulate critical and responsible reflection on the moral issues in computing, with emphasis on those in the corporate setting, and
provide the conceptual tools necessary for pursing those issues.
Best course for undergraduate IT requirement