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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GWST 352 - Women, Gender, and Information Technology

(3.00)
This course examines important issues concerning women, gender, and information technology (IT). It considers women’s contributions to technology, from the 19th century Analytical Engine to contemporary cybersecurity industry; how women are impacted by technology; how women and girls fare in IT educational settings; and the way these issues intersect with multiple dimensions of experience, such as nationality, race, class and age. Students will connect these issues to their ow n experiences, including academic and career choices, and will utilize information technology to completing course assignments. Recommended Course Preparation:A prior course in computer science, information systems or gender and women’s studies.

Course ID: 50049
Consent: No Special Consent Required
Components: Lecture
Course Equivalents: CMSC 352H  ,GWST GWST 352H  
Attributes: Social Sciences (GEP), Social Sciences (GFR)
Same as Offered: CMSC 352 , IS 352  



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