Courses in General Studies

SS-770 Computers, Society, and Human Values

3 class hours; 3 credits
Prerequisite: BE-122 (or 226), or satisfactory score on the CUNY/ACT Assessment Test, and one course in computer literacy, computer science, or computer programming.


A consideration of the impact computers have on society, emphasizing the effects on values produced by computerization and the responsibilities that computer professionals have. Topics include: the process of ethical decision making, privacy and confidentiality, computer crime, harassment, personal identification, checking honesty, mechanization, data secrecy, “computer” errors, computer decisions, proprietary rights, computer modeling, technological dependence, and professional codes.

Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC: Performing Arts Center

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.