We will also be introduced to some of the technical aspects of computing, as well as the many areas of social and ethical concern raised by the rapid evolution of computer technology. Topics include the Internet and worldwide information exchange, the power and limitations of the computer as a problem solver, and the issues of privacy, security, and computer crime. The course will be very much ``hands-on.'' Large parts of the course are devoted to an exploration of specific computer applications and the Internet.
A = [92--100], A- = [90--92), B+ = [88--90), B = [82--88), B- = [80--82), etc.
Course Point Distribution
There are 900 total points for the course: