2022-2023 Catalog 
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2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COS 342: Cyber-Computer Ethics & Social Responsibilities

3 credits

Explores the interactions between cyber/computers and new ethical challenges that society must deal with on an ongoing basis. Provides a framework for decisionmaking in many fields. Examines, through the lens of Cyber/Computer Ethics, concepts including the economic, social, cultural, and global impacts of technology. Provides opportunities for discussion and analysis of relevant privacy, intellectual property, censorship and freedom of speech, netiquette, computing resource utilization, copyright, and Federal and State regulations as they pertain to ethics and social responsibility in Cyberspace. Students will read, understand, analyze, and comment on ideas from diverse ethical perspectives and formulate critical arguments. Explores, through readings, weekly review questions, chapter and discussion exercises current ethical dilemmas.

Prerequisite(s): COS 206: Introduction to Information Security  or Instructor permission.

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