BUKD-X571 Law, Ethics and Governance of the Digital Environment
- 12 weeks
- 3.00 credits
*Prerequisite for fall 2019 admits and later: Core 1. Typically this course is offered in the Winter.
Ethics has become an increasingly urgent topic of discussion in the technology industry, from questions about 'Ethical AI' to the ethics of autonomous vehicles and the ethics of our new digital media culture. BUKD-X571 is the study of the legal and ethical considerations within the communities that interact and are impacted by technology. This course will focus primarily on the practical application of law and ethics, by drawing upon legal, policy driven and ethics frameworks to help identify and classify ethical issues that commonly appear in the technology eco-system.
*Can count as a law course for spring 2019 admits and earlier