“Ethics for the Practicing Engineer” covers the common morality, personal ethics, and professional ethics issues that the engineer faces as a professional. The class will discuss the role professional and technical engineering societies, code of ethics, and the Engineering Practices Act. Important case histories such as the collapse of the Missouri City TV Tower and the loss of the space shuttle Challenger will provide perspective and illustrate the important role of ethics in the engineering profession. This course is designed to satisfy the continuing education requirements for several state engineering registration boards, including Texas and Louisiana.
Walk-ins are welcome.