UNION COLLEGE

Science, Medicine & Technology Program

Ethics Technology, and Society, SMT-123

Presentations and class materials will be posted as the course progresses

CLASS PRESENTATIONS
1. Engineering Ethics: Making the Case 2. Practical Ethics Tools
3. Responsibility in Engineering 4. The Social and Value Dimensions of Technology
Selected Topics from Chapters 5-9

Student Term Papers
# Title Description
1 The Ethical Implications of Self-Driving Cars I will research and explain the moral problems programmers face when writing code for self-driving cars and how the decisions they make affect society.
2 Exploring Ethics in Artificial Intelligence

I will investigate present and future ethical complications that arise in the increasingly advanced development of AI in our society.

3 The Ethics of Stem Cell Research

I will investigate past, present, and future ethical implications and complications of conducting stem cell research and the impact it has on our society today.

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