Engineering Ethics and Legal Issues
Engineering ethics, licensure, legal, and ethical issues; moral and ethical debates; and role of engineer. Discussion covers the tensions between the need for profit, engineering and technical constraints, and long-term impacts. Other topics include the nature and limits of product and professional liability, the impact of multicultural variables and diversity on institutions, and the role of government agencies and regulations. Related degrees, licensure, profession accreditation, and accrediting bodies are covered. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) (Science, Technology and Society, Writing Enriched) Spring Only.