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Number:CS430
Name:Social and Ethical Computing
Description:This course covers historical, social, economic and legal considerations of information technology. It includes studies of professional codes of ethical conduct, philosophy of ethics, risk analysis, liability, responsibility, security, privacy, intellectual property, the internet and various laws that affect an information technology infrastructure. It explores the responsibilities of computer professionals, both IT managers and system developers, in directing the implementation and use of information technology systems.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):
senior status

Course Objectives

This course covers historical, social, economic and legal considerations of information technology. It includes studies of professional codes of ethical conduct, philosophy of ethics, risk analysis, liability, responsibility, security, privacy, intellectual property, the internet and various laws that affect an information technology infrastructure. It explores the responsibilities of computer professionals, both IT managers and system developers, in directing the implementation and use of information technology systems.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher Instructor New Used Rental eBook
F 2016 ETHICS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 9781285197159 REYNOLDS 5TH 15 CENGAGE L Wilkins $0 $88 $0
S 2016 ETHICS+TECHNOLOGY 9781118281727 TAVANI 4TH 13 WILEY Wilkins $0 $90 $0
F 2015 ETHICS+TECHNOLOGY 9781118281727 TAVANI 4TH 13 WILEY Wilkins $0 $85 $0
F 2014 ETHICS+TECHNOLOGY 9781118281727 TAVANI 4TH 13 Wilkins $0 $84 $0
S 2014 ETHICS+TECHNOLOGY 9781118281727 TAVANI 4TH 13 Wilkins $0 $0 $0
S 2013 Ethics and Technology 978-1-118-28172-7 Tavani, Herman T. 4TH 13 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Wilkins $103 $77 $0