Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Ethics in Engineering JEL232 4 2 + 0 1

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator
Instructors
Goals Ethical theories, analysis, and their application to issues in the practice of engineering, such as safety and liability, professional responsibility to clients and employers, codes of ethics, legal obligations, environmental issues, and social issues. Relationships between engineer-human.Emphasis on developing independent ethical analysis through the use of case studies.
Contents Philosophical and ethical concepts, General moral principles, Human rights, Basic concepts of moral philosophy, Ethical theories, Historical development of engineering ethics, Engineering ethics codes, Ethics in design engineering, Choices and ethics in engineering profession, Engineering ethics principles, Ethics in the field of engineering, Corporate ethics, Management ethics, Ethics and globalization, Honesty and responsibility in engineering, Product liability, Informed consent in engineering, Ethical approach to the solution of conflicts, Compromise, Negotiation strategies, Engineering and environment.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Will have a professional understanding
2 Will have prudent decision-making skills through the use of technical and social
3 Will gain objective thinking ability
4 Will gain the ability of discussing job-related issues and will gain multi-faceted

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Face-to-face
Assessment Methods Mid-term exam, final



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Purpose of Engineering Ethics in Geology It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
2 Basic concepts of moral philosophy, Ethical theories It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
3 Use of Ethical Theories It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
4 Historical development of engineering ethic , Engineering ethics codes It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
5 Honesty and responsibility in engineering It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
6 Responsibility to employees It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
7 Professional rights and social security of geological engineer It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
8 Global Problems It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
9 Duties of Geological engineer as a Administrator and as Chief It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
10 Geological engineer as a expert It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
11 Mid-term exam It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
12 Examples of Ethical Issues It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
13 Ethics of Information Sharing It must be read the subject from the lecture materials
14 General evaluation It must be read the subject from the lecture materials



Sources
Textbook Gerçek, H. (2012) MAD 232 Mühendislikte Etik Ders Notları (yayımlanmamış), BEÜ Mühendislik Fakültesi, Maden Mühendisliği Bölümü, 78 s.
Additional Resources Atayman,V., 2005 , Etik , Donkişot Yayınları, İstanbul Aydın,İnayet,P., 2002 , Yönetsel Mesleki ve Örgütsel Etik, Pegem A Yayıncılık, 3.Baskı, İstanbul. Cevizci,A., 2002 , Etiğe Giriş, Felsefe Dizisi, Paradigma Yayınları, İstanbul Harris C., Pritchard M., & Rabins M., 1995, Engineering Ethics., Wadsworth, 1995 Haynes,F., 2002 , Eğitimde Etik, Ayrıntı Yay., İstanbul, çev: S. Kunt Akbaş



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 100
In-Term Total 1 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100





Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the sufficient background on mathematics, science and engineering in his own branch.
2 Makes use of conceptual and applied knowledge in mathematics, science and in his own area in accordance for engineering solutions.
3 Determines, defines, formulates and solves problems in engineering; fort his aim selects and applies the appropriate analytical models and modeling techniques. x
4 Analyses a system, system component or process and in order to meet the requirements, designs under realistic conditions; thus applies modern techniques of design.
5 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications.
6 Designs and carries out experiments, collects data, analyzes and comments on the findings.
7 Works effectively and individually on multi disciplinary teams. x
8 Accesses knowledge, and to do this, does research, uses databases and other data sources. x
9 Is aware of the importance of lifelong learning; follows advances in science and technology and updates his knowledge continuously. x
10 Uses communication and information technology at least at advanced level of European Computer Driving License.
11 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio.
12 Communicates using technical drawing.
13 Is aware of the universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications; is aware of entrepreneurship and innovativeness and is knowledgeable about the problems of the current age. x
14 Has the awareness of Professional ethics and responsibility. x
15 Has awareness about Project management, workplace applications, health of workers, environment and work security; and about legal consequences of engineering applications. x



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 2 28
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 7 1 7
Mid-terms 1 4 4
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Work Load (h) 44
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 1.47
ECTS Credit of the Course 1