Intro to Blockchain Technology and Applications

Spring 2024 > Computer Related > INFO.2260 > 082

Course No: INFO.2260-082; SIS Class Nbr: 1157; SIS Term: 3330
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

Blockchain is an emerging technology that can radically improve security in banking, supply chain, and other transaction networks. This course explores the fundamentals and applications of blockchain technology. Students will learn about the decentralized peer-to -peer network, distributed ledger, and trust model that define blockchain technology. We will examine the basic components of blockchain, its operations, underlying algorithms, and the essentials of trust. By the end of the course, students will understand the inner workings and applications of this disruptive technology and its potential impact on all aspects of the business world and society.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: INFO.1600 Intro to Information Systems, or equivalent.
  • Core Codes: LOW COST
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Elizabeth Kramer
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Spring: Mar 11 to May 04
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140 | Pay as little as $ 292.50/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: A.S. in Information Technology, B.S. in Information Technology, B.S. in Information Technology: Business Minor Option, B.S. in Information Technology: Population Health Informatics and Technology Minor Option

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