Course Descriptions


PHI 314
Ethics for Computer Professionals
3 credits

The theory and practice of ethics for computer professionals are examined. The primary goal of the course is to study the basis for ethical decision making and the methodology for reaching ethical decisions. Ethical issues related to the design, implementation, application, and protection of computer and information systems are explored. Emphasis is placed on the technical and administrative aspects of computer and Internet crimes, safeguards and security, privacy, confidentiality, and data integrity.

Prerequisite(s): CTA 206 or CTA 210 or equivalent