IS 1200 Information Science

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Course Description

An overview of the key theories, concepts and themes of information science. Examines information processing and communication systems from the perspective of the technology that provides the information, and the people, organizations, industries and societies that are affected by it. Typical topics include: information and decision making, human information processing, data modeling, systems theory, definition and types of information systems and application domains, and societal and organizational impacts of information technology (the end user computing revolution, the Internet and the World Wide Web, electronic commerce, privacy and computer ethics, information and the global economy).

4 QH credit
Prerequisite: COM 1100 or MSC 1336.

Course Information

Course will be offered for the first during the Fall quarter. IS majors are guaranteed a place in class.
  • Fall 2000
  • Course Format

    BSIS required course

    This is a new course. It is a required course for the BS IS majors.

    Course Coordinators

    Professor Eileen Trauth

    Textbooks and References

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  • Course Goals

    Prerequisites by Topic

    Basic programming skills.

    Major Topics Covered in the Course

    Laboratory projects

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