Aug 16, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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PHIL 251 - Ethical Issues in Science and Engineering (3)


This course focuses on the ethical responsibilities of engineers and information technologists. Students will analyze case studies and the content of professional codes of ethics using the tools of moral philosophy, with the goal of helping them to better understand and address morally significant problems that will arise in their careers, including: resolving tensions between competing values, taking responsibility for failure, communicating risk, and fulfilling duties to various stakeholders concerning safety and environmental impact. Note: Philosophy students may not count PHIL 251 and PHIL 252  towards the major. Credit will not be given for both PHIL 251 and ENES 251 .

Grading: Graded/Pass Fail/Audit
Course ID: 56021
Consent: No Special Consent Required
Components: Discussion, Lecture
Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)



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