Thunder Bay • Orillia

Master of Science in Computer Science (Co-operative Option) (Project) (TB) - Ethical issues in Computer Science

Computer Science 5015 Ethical issues in Computer Science
Examines the ethical issues that arise as a result of increasing use of computers, the web and the responsibilities of those who work with computers and the internet, either as computer science professionals or end users. Students will explore some of the challenging ethical and philosophical issues such as privacy, intellectual property rights and proprietary software, security, accountability, liability, the digital divide, hacking, and viruses.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Grade Scheme: Pass/Fail
Offering: Spring or Summer term
Notes: Students that have previously taken Computer Science 5010 will not receive this course for credit.