Computer Information Systems (CIS)
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CIS 101 Introduction to Computing: Computers and the Environment (3 credits)
At Pace University, and in careers beyond Pace, students will face the challenges of coping with technology and the opportunities to benefit from the productive use of technology. The Computer Information Systems 101 course will provide students with guided hands-on exercises with a variety of computer-based tools through two hours of structured computer lab via the topic of Computers and Environmental Science. During the course, students will complete projects in problem solving, programming and spreadsheets with a focus on issues of the human impact on our environment and the science of sustainability and the impacts on resources like land and water. They will also be introduced to exciting new technologies. The two hours of lecture and discussion will promote understanding of the fundamental principles of information technology so that students will be prepared for the new systems and tools of the future.
CIT 396C / MGT396U- The Hudson River Experience: Multiple Perspectives on Environmental Responsibility (3 credits)
Many environmental issues facing the nation and planet can be studies in unique fashion through focusing on the Hudson River Experiences. Through a combination of classroom, field, and experiential learning, this course will use the Hudson River Valley and region as its connecting theme and central subject. The semester will be comprised of four (4) modules taught by diverse faculty and will include business, policy, humanities, and technology. Students will gain a deep understanding of the environment in which Pace University is located and the pivotal role this region has played in local and global affairs, particularly in relation to the environment.