ICT Classes Approved for UK Core Credit

   

Looking for UK Core credit that goes above and beyond? Enroll in one of the ICT UK Core offerings and gain skills for your future.

Talk to your advisor about core credits or contact Deloris Foxworth for more info on ICT's core-approved courses.

 

ICT 150 Experience ICT- Available Spring 2016
Courses offered face-to-face
Meets UK Core- Inquiry in Social Sciences

Through the exploration of social and technological theories related to Information Communication Technology and the evolution and current applications of ICT, students will gain a better understanding of how emerging technologies have led to the need and development of ICT as a discipline; its shared commonalities with other disciplines; its distinct characteristics; its applications in the workplace and personal contexts; and its impact and future implications on individuals, organizations, and societies.

 

ICT 200 Information Literacy and Critical Thinking- Available For Enrollment Now
Courses offered online and face-to-face
Meets UK Core- Inquiry in Arts & Creativity

Emphasizing critical inquiry and critical thinking, this course will explore the theories and definitions surrounding the term “information literacy.” Students will put this theory into practice by developing problem-solving skills that allow them to meet information needs throughout their lifetimes. Students will gain a better understanding of how information and knowledge function in society and will discover methods of finding, accessing, evaluating, and using different information sources in an effective and ethical manner.

 

ICT 205 Issues in Information and Communication Technology Policy- Available Spring 2016
Courses offered face-to-face
Meets UK Core- Global Dynamics

This course introduces students to the legal, political, and ethical issues confronting today’s information professionals and the subsequent impact of these issues on information and communication technology (ICT) policy and law development. The rapidly evolving ICT infrastructure and the global shift to an information society will provide the context for the course. Emphasis will be placed on: organizational policy development, information ethics, computer ethics, freedom of speech and expression online, information filtering, intellectual property, cyber law, and pertinent legal and political acts related to the present information and communication infrastructure.