Mount St. Joseph University

Course Information for UG10/GR10

COM 350U
Human Rights in the Digital Age

3.0 Credit Hours
Core:LAS
Prerequisites: COM 100 and COM 101
Description: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), negotiated and affirmed by governments of the United Nations, stand as a firm commitment to uphold and protect fundamental human rights, the dignity and worth of each person and the equal rights of men and women. Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs present tremendous opportunities to enable individuals, communities and peoples to achieve their full potential in promoting their sustainable development and improving their quality of life. This course explores each section of the UDHR as applied to the Internet, to examine how the Internet can evolve in a way that further expands and supports these rights.

No sections of COM 350U were offered in the Undergraduate 2009-2010 school year.