Ethics in Information Technology is designed to educate existing and future IT professionals on the impact ethical issues play in the use of information technology in the modern world. The course discusses the ethical responsibilities of IT professionals. Students will gain a foundation in ethical decision making.
A. review major ethical theories as they pertain to information and communication technologies;
B. apply theories of ethics to case situations in the context of organizational use of information technology; and
C. engage with fellow students in a learning environment centered on ethics and ethical decision making.
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.