2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin

PHI 216 Ethics and Information Technology

3 hours 

This course will provide an introduction to the primary philosophical frameworks for reasoning about global problems of applied ethics in information, communication, and computer technology use – from surveillance, free speech, privacy, intellectual property, hacking, distributed denial of service, whistleblowing, cybercrime, cyberterrorism, and the digital divide, to ethics in social networking and online communities. The course will discuss the ethical responsibilities of information technology students, professionals and users, and promote responsible use of technology.




ENG 101