May 20, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog
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COS 260 Ethical and Professional Issues in Computing


Considers the impact of computer use on society. Discusses ethical use of software and protection of intellectual property rights. Topics will include: technology in scripture; distinctions between technology and science, technology and economics, technology and development; mankind’s use of technology in relation to the cultural mandate; and man as a creator. A major topic will be the responsibility of professionals based an examination of the IEEE/ACM professional code of ethics. This course requires a student laptop - see Department Laptop Policy . 3 hour(s). W, S.



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