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ENGRG 3600

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

Studies major ethical and social issues involved in engineering practice. The issues include responsibility for designing products that do not harm public health, safety, and welfare; rights of engineers in large corporations; risk analysis and the principle of informed consent; conflict of interest; whistle blowing; trade secrets; and broader concerns such as environmental degradation, cost of health care, computer ethics, and working in multinational corporations. Codes of ethics of the professional engineering societies, ethical theory, and the history and sociology of engineering are introduced to analyze these issues.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

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Combined with: ECE 3600STS 3601