Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 2 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Computer Science
Addresses social, ethical, legal and managerial issues in the application of computer science to the information technology industry. Through seminars and case studies, human issues confronting computer science graduates will be addressed. Topics include managerial and personal ethics, computer security, privacy, software reliability, personal responsibility for the quality of work, intellectual property, environment and health concerns, and fairness in the workplace.
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of 30 credit units in computer science, including at least 3 credit units at the 400-level of computer science.
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