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IS 309 AO - Computers and Culture

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


This course explores cultural ideas about computers, including hopes and fears about the effects of computers on our lives. We will analyze images of computers in fiction and movies. The course will also discuss hackers, online subcultures, and other computer-related subcultures, and the integration of computers into various cultural practices. The course will also explore the different uses of digital media. Course Information: Prerequisite: IS 202 Highly recommended.

Special Instructions:

This course was previously offered as IS 390 CC (STUDENTS WILL NOT RECEIVE CREDIT FOR BOTH). Restricted to Information Sciences major initially. Sophomore standing or above. INFO Minors may register starting by noon 7/6/2021. Restrictions lifted by noon 7/20/2021. For more information about this major, please visit: http://go.ischool.illinois.edu/BSIS. Questions may be sent to bsis-advising@illinois.edu.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall , Spring


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