WPI Social Implications Of Computing
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WPI 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog Description

This course makes the student aware of the social, moral, ethical, and philosophical impact of computers and computer-based systems on society, both now and in the future. Topics include major computer-based applications and their impact, humanmachine relationships, and the major problems of controlling the use of computers. Students will be expected to contribute to classroom discussions and to complete a number of significant writing assignments. This course is recommended for juniors and seniors. Undergraduate credit may not be earned both for this course and for CS 505. Recommended background: a general knowledge of computers and computer systems.

There are several courses that can count towards your degree in the Sociatal Implication of Computing bin:
Must include at least 1/3 unit from... Social Implications of Computing (CS3043, GOV/ID 2314, GOV/ID 2315, IMGD 2000, RBE 3100). (If GOV/ID 2314, GOV/ID 2315, IMGD 2000 or RBE 3100 is used to satisfy this requirement, it does not count as part of the 6 units of CS.)

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