May 19, 2019  
2009-2010 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog with Addendum 
    
2009-2010 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog with Addendum [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ITS 568 - Ethics and Politics in Computer Science

(Cr: 3)
This course will cover the fundamental social and legal theories that are the underpinnings for complex decision making in Information Technology and Computer Science today.  Topics will include intellectual property law, constitutional law, USA Patriot, copyright laws, cyberspace law, as well as social theory regarding the usage and creation of intrusive databases, and information gathering techniques.  The course will consider the political and economic aspects of information technology contextualized with the current world situation: the roles of terrorism, cyber crime, hackivism, AI, biotech and risk assessment.  Prerequisite:  ITS 540 Wireless and Wide-Area Networks. 



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