Jun 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

SOCI 211 - Cyberspace, the Indiv & Soc

3 Credits

Cyberspace is the name given to the space’ where humans and modern information/communications technology interact. This course explores the personal cultural and societal implications of cyberspace computer mediated communications (CMC) and the Internet. It examines contemporary technological advances comparing and contrasting them with the effects of previous technologies such as the printing press telephone radio and television. It presents current work in sociology psychology communications political science popular culture and information and computer science in order to help students gain an understanding of the impact that advanced information/communication technologies have on society: education business. religion civic engagement health care government commerce and international relations. Students taking this course should have a basic understanding of how to access readings communicate and conduct research online.