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MET 2711 Ethics for Engineering Technology Professionals

Instruction to the core skills of an engineering professional. Technical skills, soft skills and team management techniques. Concepts of lifelong learning, continued personal improvement, engineering ethics, working in a diverse industry and future trends in engineering technology. One-half classroom, one and one-half lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Mechanical Engineering Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: COM 2206 OR COM 2211 OR COM 2225 AND ENG 1101 


  • Demonstrate ability to write, present and discuss in a team setting various ethical problems and solutions.
  • Investigate and apply the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) code of ethics when dealing with foreign nationals. Identify potential issues when introducing one's own value system to a different culture.
  • Describe historic scenarios where continuing education is necessary to ensure proper decision making congruent with ethical standards within the discipline.
  • Apply the ethical frameworks and the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) code of ethics to various situations and decisions. Identify the ethical concerns related to that decision.

Credit Hours: 1

Classroom Hours: 0.5
Lab Hours: 1.5