Societal Issues

National Science Foundation
Foundations of the Future
Vermont State Colleges and Technical Centers


Module Societal: Societal Issues. (2 cr)

  1. This module looks at social, legal, and political aspects of information technology.
  2. The learner is expected to have the following preparation:
    1. This module should be done during the last third of a degree program
  3. Partnership courses satisfying this module: none
  4. This module, while intended for the last third of a program, may also be taken by persons of other majors without prerequisite.
  5. The module maps is intended for persons who have not had a course in which the main focus was on the impacts of technology on society, the law, and politics
  6. Diagnostic sample test.
  7. To demonstrate knowledge and competence in the module, the learner will:
    1. pass a multiple choice test covering the notions, rules, exceptions, and typical uses of the new material at a 85% level
    2. Written research papers on current social issues after agreement of the instructor


Updated 7/20/04 Contact: Mike Bozonie for information