CS 0090 SUSTAINABILITY AND COMPUTING

Description

Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
What is the environmental impact of websites such as Facebook or Amazon? How is society affected by throwing away old computers? The purpose of this course is to introduce the intersection of computers and society. Sustainability will be used as a concept to bridge the tradeoffs between technological and ecological forces. Topics include but are not limited to: energy production, e-books, telecommuting and e-waste. No computer programming or math background required.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Letter Grade