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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
S 2013 Ethics and Technology 1-118-28172-1 Tavani, Herman T. 4TH 13 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Thomas College. Beyond Education.