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2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IT309 Information Ethics (3 cr.)

This course provides a foundation in the moral and ethical issues of doing business in the technological age. Topics include the role of information in an organization, ownership of information, and the rights of the corporation and the rights of the employees. Moral and political implications of doing business globally in an economically sustainable and culturally sensitive way are also covered.

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Apply principles of ethical decision making to business issues.
  2. Articulate views on ethical issues clearly in both oral and written form.
  3. Analyze ethical, social, legal, and economic issues related to computers.
  4. Understand ethical standards of conduct in a business environment when relating to the corporation, employees, vendors, and customers.
  5. Recognize the ramifications of technology on how we live and how we interact with one another.
  6. Evaluate an ethical dilemma from a variety of perspectives.

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