Spring 2024

I 303 Ethical Foundations for Informatics

Unique ID: 27370


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  SZB 2.418

Asynchronous online coursework plus 1 weekly in-person discussion session.

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Survey the ethical foundations for informatics, incorporating non-Western and feminist perspectives. Apply these ethical foundations to contemporary problems in informatics. Examine the confrontation of ethical dilemmas in the workplace, including recognizing value trade-offs, affected stakeholders, and potential solutions. Offered on the letter-grade basis only.
This course carries the Writing Flag and the Ethics flag
Ethics courses are designed to equip students with skills that are necessary for making ethical decisions in their adult and professional lives. Students should therefore expect a substantial portion of their grade to come from assignments involving ethical issues and the process of applying ethical reasoning to real-life situations.


Registration prioritized for undergraduate Informatics majors through registration period 1, with access being extended to Informatics minors beginning in period 2. Outside students will be permitted to join our waitlists beginning with period 3.