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Colgate University    
2017-2018 University Catalogue 
  Feb 19, 2018
2017-2018 University Catalogue

COSC 150 - Contemporary Issues in Computer Science

An introduction to contemporary concepts, models, and issues in computer science. Topics are chosen from the nature of computation, algorithms and their applications, data centers and cloud computing, software engineering, logic and system design, programming languages, security, big data and data mining, mobile computing, and others. These topics relate to contemporary experience by examining issues such as privacy, software reliability, information access, politics and social networks, e-commerce, electronic piracy, globalization, hacking, ownership of bits, copyright and patent infringement. The course does not count toward the major.

Credits: 1.00
Crosslisted: CORE 142S 
Corequisite: None
Prerequisites: None
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Area of Inquiry: Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Liberal Arts CORE: None

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