NBA 6120

NBA 6120

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

Begins by presenting historical technological advances that created major paradigm shifts for communications. Presents advances in computer technology emphasizing the fundamentals behind the increases in processing power, video and computer graphics capabilities, and network transmission. The second half of the course covers the effect of these scientific advances on many discipline-specific areas including photography, the film industry, the entertainment and animation industry, television broadcasting, publishing, and the computer industry itself. Sessions are devoted to the social and legal issues arising from the rapid advances in electronic communication. In attempting to predict the disruptive changes of the future, it is best to understand the technologies themselves. The course is especially tailored to a business school and industrial concerns and has interactive live demonstrations at the state-of-the-art laboratory of the Program of Computer Graphics. No prior knowledge of computer science is required.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: working knowledge of computers.

Comments Priority given to students with technology of science backgrounds.

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 15846 NBA 6120   LEC 001

  • ATTENDANCE AT FIRST CLASS IS MANDATORY OR YOU WILL BE DROPPED FROM THE CLASS. Add/Drop Dates: Johnson Students: August 10th at 8:00am to September 8th at 4:00pm. Non-Johnson Students: September 1st at 8:00am to September 8th at 4:00pm. You may add or drop a first-half class after September 8th with permission of the faculty. A late fee of $100.00 will be charged for each add or drop transaction. If you are dropping after September 15th you will also receive a "W" on your transcript in addition to the late fees. Non-Johnson students may add themselves to the waitlists during their enrollment periods, however Johnson Students have priority into the classes and non-Johnsons will be enrolled: 1) IF seats are still available after Johnson students complete their enrollment period and 2) IF the instructor allows.