UT Dallas 2021 Undergraduate Catalog

EE3161 - Social Issues and Ethics in Engineering

EE 3161 Social Issues and Ethics in Engineering (1 semester credit hour) This course exposes students to major theoretical frameworks and principles of ethics to recognize and analyze a range of social and professional issues faced by engineers. Issues of personal and professional ethics, computer security and reliability, privacy, intellectual property, the balance between risk and benefits are examined using real and hypothetical cases with emphasis on formulating arguments that support informed judgments. Prerequisite or Corequisite: CE 2310 or EE 2310. Prerequisite: Junior level standing. (Same as CE 3161) (1-0) S