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CSC 2920 Ethical and Social Issues in Computing
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites CSC 1301 and CSC 1302 with a C or higher or permission of the department

This course is dedicated to the study of social, ethical, and legal effects of computing on society and its users. Ethical concepts, professional codes of ethics, and the influence of computing on individuals, organizations, and the global economy will be addressed. Students will utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills to analyze and debate case studies on topics some of which include privacy; intellectual property; computer crimes; system failures and implications; and, the impact of technology on society.