Diversity in Information Technology
An exploration of the lack of diversity within the information technology (IT) industry. The course will focus on the lack of diversity in technology companies and multinational corporations. It will provide students with a comprehensive overview of current diversity issues facing companies. Students will research solutions that can help increase diversity within companies. Students will study and research categories which fall within IT diversity; race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran’s status, multicultural workforce, work environment/climate, company ethics and communication across cultures.
Prerequisite: Student must have previously completed at least 3 credits of graduate course work (50000-level or above)
Semesters Offered; Fall only
For more information contact Prof. Julie Mariga
Computer and Information Technology