Education

Students in the College of Information and Computer Sciences learn about ethics from day one. Below are courses in the computer science curriculum that cover ethical considerations.

CICS 191CICS1: CICS FIRST YEAR SEMINAR

An exploration of computer science for first-year computer science majors and exploratory track students, focusing on a single topic. 1 credit.
Section 01- Ethical Issues Surrounding Artificial Intelligence Systems and Big Data
Section 02- Ethical Issues Surrounding Artificial Intelligence Systems and Big Data
Section 03- Machine Learning in Healthcare
Section 04- Ethical Issues in Tech
Section 05- Machine Learning in Healthcare
Section 06- Ethical Issues in Tech
Section 07- Ethical Issues Surrounding Artificial Intelligence Systems and Big Data
Section 08- Ethical Issues Surrounding Artificial Intelligence Systems and Big Data
Section 09- Ethical Issues in Tech
Section 10- Ethical Issues in Tech
Section 11- Great Ideas by Women in Computing
Section 12- Ethical Issues Surrounding Artificial Intelligence Systems and Big Data
Section 13- Ethical Issues Surrounding Artificial Intelligence Systems and Big Data
Section 14- The Technological Singularity

COMPSCI 590E: ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN COMPUTING

This course considers an array of ethical issues in computing. Readings, class discussions, and guest speakers will cover topics related to avenues of development in artificial intelligence, privacy, identity, inclusiveness, environmental responsibility, internet censorship, network policy, plagiarism, intellectual property and others. All examples will be drawn from current and recent events with readings from a range of sources both journalistic and academic. Course assignments will have real world applications and offer students opportunities for developing their speaking and writing skills. Class discussions will be a vibrant component of the course. 3 credits.