Computer Ethics

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Course No: INFO.4600-061; SIS Class Nbr: 1280; SIS Term: 2840
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the major issues surrounding the use of computers in our society, with a special focus on fields related to computer science and information technology management. The course will cover an analysis of major trends in emerging computer technology and their potential effects on work, leisure, government, and human relations. Students will examine the assumptions which underlie our culture's relation to technology and the relation between their own ethics and the values and ethics implicit in our uses of technology and information.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites:
  • Special Notes: VC
  • Section Notes:
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Sean McGowan
  • Textbook Information

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Summer 2019: May 20 to Jul 28
  • Chat Hours: Tue 8-9pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

Related Programs: B.S. in Information Technology, B.S. in Information Technology, A.S. in Information Technology, B.S. in Information Technology: Business Minor Option, B.S. in Information Technology: Business Minor Option, Certificate in Contemporary Communications, Certificate in Contemporary Communications, B.S. in Information Technology - Second Degree

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