MEDST 362 - Surveillance

Overview

Course Title

Surveillance

Department(s)

Description

Examination of the variety and scale of commercial and governmental surveillance in the US. The course surveys global data trade, the uses of surveillance for social organization and control, as well as questions of information ownership, human and civil rights, and public policy concerning privacy and data protection. These themes are explored through classroom discussion, analytical writing projects, exercises, and screenings of relevant film and TV clips.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule