The Engineer, Ethics, and Professional Responsibility (REMOTE)

Instructor
Catherine Baritaud and Bryn Seabrook
Course #
STS 4600
Credits
3
Online Course?
No
Engineering Course
Section
1
Days of the Week
MTWRF
Session
Eight Week Session
Course Dates
June 21 to August 11
Course Times
11:45 am to 12:45 pm

This course focuses on ethical issues in engineering. The key theme is that ethics is central to engineering practice. The professional responsibilities of engineers are examined. Students produce an STS Research paper linked to their technical thesis project and complete all of the requirements for the senior thesis. Students must be in residence to take this course. Students are not permitted to take STS 4500 and STS 4600 simultaneously. Prerequisites: STS 4500.