Ethics in Technical Communication

TCC 6200 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Focuses on introducing students to definitions and philosophies of ethics as they pertain to technical communication. Examines both hypothetical and real-world scenarios encountered by technical communicators. Often, technical communicators face ethical dilemmas in creating technical documents, ranging from legal and confidentiality issues to honesty and conflicting cultural values. Offers students an opportunity to explore and analyze ethical decision-making scenarios and make recommendations for action on both personal and managerial levels.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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