Apr 25, 2019  
2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
    
2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog
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IT 110 - IT Ethics, Audit, and Compliance


This course explores basic ethical principles, ethical decision-making, and the practical application of ethics in relation to information technology today.   Students will learn about web technologies, intellectual property, cybercrime, file-sharing, security risks, identity theft, employee surveillance, privacy and compliance.

Prerequisites & Notes
English Composition

Assignment Overview
Synchronous term-based course with ten weekly assignments and a final project

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Explain the importance of ethics in Information Technology
  • Describe IT malpractice, licensing and an IT professional code of conduct.
  • Identify why computer attacks and crime are prevalent, types of attacks and crime, federal laws on computer attacks and crime.
  • Differentiate the types of computer crime and attacks, their risks and detection.
  • Explain the importance of quality software engineering and development in reducing the risk of computer attacks.


Credits: 3



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