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CSC350 Computer Ethics

Lead Faculty: Dr. Ronald Uhlig

Course Description

Analysis of the values, ethics and ideologies in computing and their applications to current issues in computer industry within the contemporary sociocultural setting. Focuses on ethical decision-making in computing matters. students develop an ethical outlook on a wide variety of workplace issues in computing through case study, debate and readings.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify ethical issues in different enterprise computing settings.
  • Review real-life ethical cases and be able to develop ethical resolutions and policies.
  • Understand laws and regulations related to ethics.
  • Understand the consequences of ignoring and non-compliance with ethical imperatives.
  • Learn about the best ethical practices and models.
  • Understand the marketing strategies as they relate to ethics in the computing environment.
  • Develop a sound methodology in resolving ethical conflicts and crisis.
  • Learn about the issues directly related to information technology environment and professionals.
  • Understand the effects of ethics on the quality of life.