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Engineering and Computer Science Course Descriptions

ECS 3361 Social Issues and Ethics in Computer Science and Engineering (3 semester hours) This course exposes students to major theoretical approaches and modes of thinking in the social sciences while exploring a range of important issues in computing and engineering, and the interrelationship between technology and important elements of social systems. Areas of exploration include the interface between technology, culture, economy, gender, politics, and religion. Issues of professional ethics, computer crime, privacy, intellectual property, the balance between scientific advances and the acceptability of risk, globalization and the relevance of constitutional issues are all explored by drawing upon empirical research and important research methodologies in the social sciences. (Same as SOCS 3361) (3-0) Y
ECS 3390 Professional and Technical Communication (3 semester hours) Course utilizes an integrated approach to writing and speaking for the technical profession. The writing component focuses on writing professional quality technical documents such as proposals, memos, abstracts, reports and letters. The oral communication part of the course focuses on planning, developing, and delivering dynamic, informative and persuasive presentations. Gives students a successful communication experience working in a functional team environment using a total on-line/real time learning environment. Prerequisite: RHET 1302. (3-0) S

 

 

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