First Cycle - Faculty of Engineering - Computer Engineering (English)
Y : Year of Study S : Semester
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Y S ECTS
HSS3002 Ethics in Engineering and Science Compulsory 2 3 3
Objectives of the Course
A study of ethical problems in business and the foundations for decisions involving ethical issues, with emphasis on ethical decision making for engineers. Students will be expected to engage in critical thinking in analyzing a variety of ethical situations. Topics include ethical reasoning, integrity, objectivity; independence, individual conscience, loyalty and responsibility conflict, as they impact on the ethical decision making process in the functional areas of business.
Learning Outcomes
1 Discuss ethical issues
2 Discuss social responsibility
3 Understanding e-books in the ethics field
4 Understanding corporate responsibility
5 Understanding the concept of ethics
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
2. Engineering Ethics
3. Models of the Earth
4. Engineering in a Morally DeepWorld
5. Engineering Design in a Morally DeepWorld
6. Implications for Engineering Education
7.Case studies
8.Social Responsibility Issues
9-E-books related to business ethics, reading and discussing
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 Introduction
2 Engineering Ethics
3 Engineering Ethics
4 Models of the earth
5 Engineering in a morally deep world
6 Engineering Design in a Morally DeepWorld
7 Implications for Engineering Education
8 Midterm Exam
9 Review
10 Ethics case discussion
11 Ethics case discussion
12 E-books related to business ethics, reading and discussing
13 E-books related to business ethics, reading and discussing
14 Social responsibility issues
15 Social responsibility issues
16 Final exam study
17 Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
George D. Catalano. (2006) Engineering Ethics: Peace, Justice, and the Earth. Morgan&Claypool.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Classroom discussion
Case Study
E- ethics books analysis
Discussion of social responsibility projects of the companies
Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Exam2100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Exam1100
Language of Instruction
Language Codes
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Project 3 24 72
Total 3 24 72
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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