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Intro. Information Science & Tech

Course Number: 
IST-140
Minimum Credits: 
3
An introduction to information science and technology by exploring a breadth of topics in the areas of computer science and information systems. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to articulate the similarities and differences of the majors in information science and technology, identify and generally discuss the major topics in each major and their relationships, and discuss differing views on several ethical questions related to the computing industry. Through examination of the disciplines and research of computing careers, this course will provide information that will assist students in deciding whether or not to pursue an information science and technology major and career.