Surveys the history of information technologies and modern techniques of information production, storage, transmission, and retrieval. Emphasizes understanding not only the technological transformations in interpersonal, organizational, and mass communication, but also the technological, social and political changes that underlie the movement toward a digital society. HUEN 2020 is restricted to ENGR majors only. ATLS 2000 is restricted to TAM students. ATLS 2000 and HUEN 2020 are the same course.