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

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IS 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 cyber-security 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: 050049
Consent: No Special Consent Required
Components: Lecture
Attributes: Social Sciences (GEP), Social Sciences (GFR)
Same as Offered: CMSC 352 , GWST 352  
Requirement Group: You must have completed one IS, CMSC, or GWST course with a grade of C or better.



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