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2023 - 2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023 - 2024 Undergraduate Catalog

DATA 202 - Ethics in Data Science

Credits: (3)
College Curriculum: COLL 200
Domain (Anchored): CSI
Domain (Reaching Out): ALV
This course provides an introduction to critical, ethical, and moral issues surrounding data and society. It blends social and historical perspectives on data with ethics, policy, and case examples-from text analytics to self-driving cars-to help students develop a workable understanding of current ethical and moral issues in data science. The course examines the ethics and morality of studying human subjects, documenting workflows, and communicating results. Students debate issues surrounding privacy, surveillance, discrimination, transparency, responsibility, and trust throughout the data lifecycle - from collection and creation to storage and analysis to the application and sharing of data.