2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    Dec 06, 2021  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

DSCI 625 - Blockchain

Credits: Three (3)
This course will introduce students to the workings and applications of this potentially disruptive technology. This course explores the fundamentals of the public, transparent, secure, immutable and distributed database called blockchain. Blockchains can be used to record and transfer any digital asset not just currency. Its potential impact on financial services, government, banking, contracting and identity management will be discussed. This course will be project based. By the end of the class, the students will have a portfolio of analytical work completed inside and outside of class.  
Note: This course is for graduate students only.