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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
 
  Oct 01, 2020
 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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BUSBIS 1645 - INFORMATION SYSTEMS ETHICS


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course provides an overview of ethics concepts and decision-making as they are related to Information Systems and Computing. Emphasis is placed on the study of ethical situations and responsibilities of IS professionals around current and emerging technologies in a global setting. Research papers, Case studies and discussion of current ethical events around technology will be used to facilitate discussions in areas including, but not limited to: Cloud Computing, Data protection, Cyber Security, The Digital Divide, Social Media, Intellectual Property, Whistleblowing, Professional Codes of Conduct, Professional liability, Internet freedom in computing and international laws and governance. Invited Subject Matter Experts will conduct informative sessions on key subject matter areas aligned with the course content.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Letter Grade


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