Oct 03, 2023  
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived 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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