Ethics in Professions: Scientific, Personal and Organizational Frameworks

ECON350S

Ethics studied through the analysis and interpretation of case studies from the scientific and engineering professions. Topics include: moral development; concepts of truth and fairness; responsible conduct of research; the person and virtues; confidentiality; risk and safety; social responsibility; etiology and consequences of fraud and malpractice; legal aspects of professionalism, and allocation of resources. The capstone course for students completing the certificate in the Program in Science, Technology, and Human Values.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

Ethics
GLHLTH
MMS
Marine Science and Conservation

Curriculum Codes: 

STS, EI