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Intro to Blockchain Technology and Applications

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Course No: INFO.2260-081; SIS Class Nbr: 14474; SIS Term: 3010
Course Status: Open

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.q
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  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Mimi Tam
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2020: Sep 01 to Oct 25
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: B.S. in Information Technology, A.S. in Information Technology, B.S. in Information Technology: Business Minor Option

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