PHIL 145 - Computers & Ethics

Overview

Department(s)

Description

A consideration of the impact that computers have on society, emphasizing the effects on values produced by computerization and the responsibility that computer professionals have. Topics include: the process of ethical decision-making, privacy and confidentiality, computer crime, harassment, personal identification, checking honesty, mechanization, data secrecy, 'computer' errors, computer decisions, proprietary rights, computer modeling, technological dependence, and professional codes.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Requirement Designation

Flexible Core - Individual and Society

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

008088

Course Schedule

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