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CIS 3700 Green IT
3.0 Hours; 3.0 Credits

This course examines the relationship between Information Technology and environmental sustainability. Students will be introduced to different theories and practices pertaining to business, Information Technology, and environmental sustainability. The course examines both “greening of IT” and “greening by IT.” Greening of IT refers to the impact of information systems on the environment, including challenges such as the carbon footprint of information systems and e-waste. Greening by IT refers to IT-enabled solutions that focus on reducing green-house gas emissions.

Prerequisite: CIS 2200