Computer Science
 

Ethics and Computers in Society

Ethics and Computers in Society
Societal impact of computer technology, the computer scientist's place in society, ethical issues. Reading, discussion, and writing seminar.
C S
404
 Hours2.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesC S 240 & ENGL 316
 NoteStudents are allowed 1 repeat of each C S undergraduate course (all 100-, 200-, 300- or 400-level courses). This includes all students who received any grade including those who withdraw (receive a "W" grade) from a C S course. Students must wait 1 semester/term before being allowed to take a course they have failed twice. Petitions for exceptions to the policy can be completed at cs.byu.edu/undergraduate-handbook/retake-policy-cs-courses/.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining C S 404
Course Outcomes: 

Connections With Gospel

Articulate connections between the gospel of Jesus Christ and their professional life.

Ethics

Analyze, write about, and discuss issues and ethical problems related to computing and the application of evolving technologies in society.

History of Computing

Appreciate the history of computing as a means for students to sharpen their sense of their own future.

Continuing Education

Students will understand the need for continuing education in their careers.