Course Schedule - Spring 17

     

NSCI 511 001 (CRN: 20257)

SCIENCE POLICY, AND ETHICS

Long Title: SCIENCE POLICY, AND ETHICS
Department: Natural Sciences Division
Instructor: Matthews, Kirstin R.
Meeting: 9:00AM - 11:50AM F BRC 285 (9-JAN-2017 - 21-APR-2017) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es):
Senior
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 0 (permission required) Instructor Permission Required
Section Enrolled: 26
Enrollment data as of: 19-AUG-2017 2:14AM
 
Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
Description: An introduction to the policy, ethics, politics, and legal issues that relate to science and technology - discovery and application. This course presents a framework for analyzing ethical issues in business and professional work. The course then explores the ways in which government policy and business practices can promote or inhibit advances in science and technology while influencing the ethical choices of the professionals involved. Case studies will be used.