Jan 21, 2020  
Rensselaer Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2019-2020
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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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