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Social and Ethical Issues in ComputingCourse ID: COMP 417
School:Arts and Sciences, College of, The Graduate School
Program: Computer Science Graduate
Credit Hours: 3
Course DescriptionThis course covers social, legal, and ethical issues commonly arising in key areas related to computing technologies. Understanding of laws and issues in areas such as privacy, encryption, freedom of speech, copyrights and patents, computer crime, and computer/software reliability and safety; understanding of philosophical perspectives such as utilitarianism versus deontological ethics and basics of the U.S. legal system.