STS 3601

STS 3601

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

Studies major ethical and social issues involved in engineering practice. The issues include responsibility for designing products that do not harm public health, safety, and welfare; rights of engineers in large corporations; risk analysis and the principle of informed consent; conflict of interest; whistle blowing; trade secrets; and broader concerns such as environmental degradation, cost of health care, computer ethics, and working in multinational corporations. Codes of ethics of the professional engineering societies, ethical theory, and the history and sociology of engineering are introduced to analyze these issues.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment is open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ECE 3600ENGRG 3600

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15863STS 3601  LEC 001

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