2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
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2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 242 - Ethics for Engineers and Scientists

Credits: 3
Examines ethical issues that commonly arise in engineering and science (e.g., whistle blowing, environmental effects, trust/reliability, risk assessment, and technology), combining ethical theory with a discussion of case-studies aimed at developing ethical thinking, behaviors, and practices.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Evaluate reasoning and arguments.
  2. Summarize major ethical theories.
  3. Analyze ethical issues arising out of engineering and scientific practice.
  4. Compose well-constructed philosophical writing, such as papers, essays, reading responses, summaries, etc.
  5. Communicate the nature of and potential solutions of ethical problems to others, both internally and outside the profession.
  6. Demonstrate critical reading skills.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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