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(CIS 470) Ethics in Computer and Information Sciences

Explores foundations of ethical behavior in the world of Internet and computer technology including property protection, crime, viruses, privacy, reliability, and work environments.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisite ENGL 315 or equivalent
Offered Fall, Spring
Programs Computer Science (BS), Digital Security Certificate, Information Technology (BS)

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Understand workable ethical theories and how to apply them.
  2. Apply workable ethical theories to understand behaviors when using information technology by individuals and groups.
  3. Interact intelligently in various formats around the ethics of current and upcoming information technology.
  4. Analyze ethical choices in various situations including understanding the cultural and social differences.