UT Dallas 2012 Undergraduate Catalog

Interdisciplinary Studies - Engineering and Computer Science

ISEC 4102 Computer Art Laboratory (1 semester hour) This course involves the creation and use of algorithms for art on microcomputers. Will not satisfy core requirement in Natural Sciences. Corequisite: ISEC 4201. (0-2) R

ISEC 4201 (2 semester hours) This course explores the problems, tools, and opportunities presented to the artist by the birth of this new medium. From the analytic aspects of computer graphics to the aesthetics of interactive design, the wide range of extant techniques foreshadows the richness of future computer art. Will not satisfy core requirement in Natural Sciences. Corequisite: ISEC 4102. (2-0) R

ISEC 4395 Computing in Society (3 semester hours) Computing in society and business. The Internet. Information Technology: principles, practices, risks, and opportunities. Tour of a computer system. Software systems. The social context of computing. Careers in computing. Popular culture in the Digital Age. The risks of technology: ACM code of ethics, computer crime, system disasters. Human rights and privacy issues. Computers and education. (3-0) R

ISEC 4v87 Special Interdisciplinary Topics in Engineering or Computer Science (1-6 semester hours) Subject matter will vary from semester to semester. May be repeated for credit as topics vary (9 hours maximum). ([1-6]-0) R

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