Computer Science

CSC 385: Professional and Ethical Issues in Computer Science

Course Description:

Ethical and professional issues arising from the impact of computer science and related technologies on society. Topics include ethical issues, obligations of professional practice, privacy and security, intellectual property, work and health issues, and the impact of emerging technologies. Students will give both oral and written presentations and participate in the discussion of case studies. Partially satisfies University Studies IV: Building Competencies/Writing Intensive. Partially satisfies University Studies IV: Building Competencies/Information Literacy.


ENG 101 or equivalent and junior or senior standing in computer science.

Current Semester Pages:

  • Section 001: Mr. Michael Orr
  • Section 003: Dr. Laurie Patterson 
  • Section 004: Dr. Laurie Patterson 
  • Section 802: Dr. Devon Simmonds