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CIS 4910 Information Technology and Social Responsibility
3.0 Hours; 3.0 Credits

This course will cover various issues related to organizational / societal social responsibility and information technologies. Social responsibility encompasses such objectives as promoting the well being and dignity of individuals, of the diverse communities in which we participate, and of society at large, as well as maintaining a profound respect for the environment and for our position as environmental stewards. Topics will cover ethical, social and cultural issues, including IT-enabled access for the disabled, intellectual property, internet security and privacy, social networking, and asynchronous learning.

Prerequisite: Students must have satisfied the 3000-level course requirements for this Tier III Minor prior to enrollment in this course.