Nov 15, 2019  
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue

CIS 231WX - IT:Past, Present, and Future


Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

Civilization and Cultures course with e-portfolio and reflective essay requirements that allow cadets to explore the science, engineering and origins of information technology and its effects on societies over millennia. Driven by documentary videos, web- based multimedia and small group/full class discussions cadets will be exposed to developments and societal impacts of information technology from early Middle Eastern Civilizations' oral traditions and writing forms to the invention of the 15th century printing press to 19th century railroads, telegraph and telephone to 21st century 3D television, blogs, social networks, and the twenty four hour news cycle. Note: Course is equated to CIS-270WX and cannot be taken for additional credit. Note: Writing Intensive (W) and Civilizations & Cultures Course (X).