Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

ENGR 4402 Engineering Ethics


This course looks at the practice of engineering in the context of ethics and ethical theory. Issues of safety, liability, professional responsibility, legal obligations are considered in the context of case studies. Particular emphasis is given to the application of the Professional Engineering Code of Ethics published by the National Society of Professional Engineers. Students will consider the resolution of ethical dilemmas through the development and evaluation of various courses of action related to specific case studies.

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