Computer Science

CS3997Professional Practice3 ch (3C) [W]

Covers social context of computing, professional and ethical responsibilities, risks and liabilities of computer-based systems, intellectual property, privacy and civil liberties, and I.S.P. certification through CIPS. Instructs students in the preparation of technical reports in Computer Science. Involves an independent study component resulting in a technical report, typically a survey paper. Covers technical writing, oral presentation and library skills.

Prerequisites: Enrolment in the BCS or BISys program and 60 ch completed.