Dec 05, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

COSC 370 - Computer Ethics, Social and Legal Issues

3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): COSC 214, and ENGL 361 or ENGL 362. This course will examine the major ethical issues surrounding the use of computers and the responsibilities of those who work with computers. Readings will be assigned and will include, but will not be limited to, technical issues in computer science (software development), privacy, security, liability, the digital divide, hacking, intellectual property rights, viruses, proprietary software, worms and other animals, societal awareness, and many of the laws that relate to the preceding list of topics.