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Is ITGS an easy subject?

Is ITGS really such an easy subject? I really want to take it because encryption and all sounds so interesting but everyone term it as an "easy subject". I'd be removing Economics if I take up IGTS....but I suck at economics..im getting 3 out of 7 in my internals and exams in Eco.....(Grade 11 ib).

Should I take ITGS...and is it actually THAT easy?

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Is ITGS really such an easy subject? I really want to take it because encryption and all sounds so interesting but everyone term it as an "easy subject". I'd be removing Economics if I take up IGTS....but I suck at economics..im getting 3 out of 7 in my internals and exams in Eco.....(Grade 11 ib).

Should I take ITGS...and is it actually THAT easy?

You shouldn't worry about something from its "difficulty". If you are thinking about taking computer science then sure go for it. I personally find all this interesting but unfortunately my school doesn't offer ITGS. If you find economics hard and the best you can get is 3 then drop it, why are you taking it anyways if you don't like it.

Good luck!

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Actually it is listed as a "soft" subject by some universities, however from what I've heard,(from my friends who did ITGS) it is not an easy subject at all, quite hard to score a 7.

Well my advice is that is you are really interested in this subject, you should take it. But don't worry if you decided to take Economics either- it in fact has the highest average score among all group 3 subjects, while it is not considered as a "soft subject" at the same time.

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All of the 6th subject is "easy". It tequires you to becritical in terms of thinking. But for itgs, we'll be looking at the usage of technology to affect the society. For example, usage of GPS in busses towards the passengers.

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essentially, there is no easy subject in IB (from experience i can ensure that), but ITGS is a lighter one

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I've heard from a lot of my friends who are taking ITGS that it's easy. But you should glance through the textbook and see for yourself.

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I am currently taking ITGS and I find it average. My text book isn't even an "IB" book, but it has quite a lot of information in it. It mainly deals with society and technological ethics.

It depends on your knowledge in computers. I have a friend who isn't very comp-savy, and she finds the subject very difficult! Obviously. And as mentioned, you should probably consider dropping Economics since you're close to failing.

Give the past papers a look, and check for yourself :)

Hope this helps.

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I found ITGS to be pretty easy, and interesting to boot. I was kind of hoping to score a 6 or better, however, so I'd say it's a little difficult to do well on the exam.

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