Jul 07, 2020  
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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ARTS 4560 - Hactivism

This course explores the history, methods, and goals of hackers with special attention paid to their role in social movements. It broadly interprets the term “hacktivism” to include computer hacking, media hacking and “reality hacking” in the service of social change. Students will gain an understanding of how and why hackers have emerged as a major social force. 

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Junior or senior standing, or permission of instructor.

When Offered: Upon availability of instructor.

Cross Listed: ARTS 6560 Hactivism.

Credit Hours: 4

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