PHIL 3211 Cyber Ethics | UNB

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College of Extended Learning

Cyber Ethics

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Philosophy PHIL 3211 Three (3) credit hours

This course introduces students to a selection of important topics in the rapidly developing field of cyber ethics. The topics considered are:

  1. Net neutrality
  2. The use of Blockchain technology
  3. War and the use of autonomous weapons
  4. Information warfare
  5. Cyberspace and intelligence gathering
  6. Digital health and cyberspace
  7. Cyber bullying

Instructor: Robert A. Larmer (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: None

Why take this course?

  • Get an introduction to ethical theory
  • Learn how to apply ethical theory to ethical issues arising in the use of the internet
  • Develop critical thinking and skills in written expression

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 4 x Quizzes (15% each)
  • 2 x Written Assignments (20% each)

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.