PROFESSIONAL ETHICS & INDIAN CONSTITUTION COMPUTER SCIENCE 3RD SEMESTER SYLLABUS



PROFESSIONAL ETHICS & INDIAN CONSTITUTION COMPUTER SCIENCE 3RD SEMESTER SYLLABUS



Government of Karnataka Department of Technical Education
Board of Technical Examinations, Bangalore

 

Course Title: PROFESSIONAL ETHICS & INDIAN CONSTITUTION

Scheme (L:T:P) : 4:0:0

Total Contact Hours: 52

Course Code:

15CS44T

Type of Course: Lectures, Self Study& Quiz

Credit :04

Core/ Elective:

Core

CIE- 25 Marks                                                                                                         SEE- 100 Marks



Prerequisites: Enthusiasm to learn the subject

Course Objectives:

1. To create an awareness on Engineering Ethics and Human Values.
2. To instill Moral and Social Values and Loyalty.
3. Create awareness among engineers about their social responsibilities
4. Appreciate the Ethical issues
5. To Know the Human rights and concept of women empowerment
6. To know features of our constitution.

Course Outcomes:
On successful completion of the course, the students will be able to attain CO:

Course Outcome

CL

Linked PO

Teaching Hrs

CO1

Practice the moral values that ought to guide the Engineering profession.

R/U

5,6,7,8,10

10

 

 

CO2

Discover of the set of justified moral principles of obligation, ideals that ought to be endorsed by the engineers

and apply them to concrete situations

U/A

 

5,7,8,10

 

09

 

CO3

Know the definitions of risk and safety also discover different factors

that affect the perception of risk

R/U

 

5,6,7,10

05

 

 

CO4

Appreciate the Ethical issues and Know the code of ethics adopted in various professional body’s and

industries

R/U

 

5,6,7,10

 

06

CO5

Justify the need for protection of

human rights and to know about concept of women empowerment

R/U

 

5,6,7,8,10

8

CO6

Know the successful functioning of democracy in India

R/U

5,6,7,9,10

14

 

 

Total sessions

52



COURSE-PO ATTAINMENT MATRIX



Course

Programme Outcomes

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

PROFESSIONAL ETHICS & INDIAN

CONSTITUTION

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

2

 

3





Level 3- Highly Addressed, Level 2-Moderately Addressed, Level 1-Low Addressed.
Method is to relate the level of PO with the number of hours devoted to the COs which address the given PO. If >40% of classroom sessions addressing a particular PO, it is considered that PO is addressed at Level 3
If 25 to 40% of classroom sessions addressing a particular PO, it is considered that PO is addressed at Level 2 If 5 to 25%  of classroom sessions addressing a particular PO, it is considered that PO is addressed at Level 1  If < 5% of classroom sessions addressing a particular PO, it is considered that PO is considered not-addressed.

COURSE CONTENT AND BLUE PRINT OF MARKS FOR SEE

Unit No

 

Unit Name

Hour

Questions to be set for SEE

Marks weightage

weightage (%)

R

U

A

 

 

1

HUMAN VALUES

10

15

15

-

30

21

 

2

ENGINEERING ETHICS

09

10

15

-

25

17

 

 

3

SAFETY, RESPONSIBILITIES OF ENGINEERS

 

05

05

-

10

15

11

 

 

4

ETHICAL ISSUES IN ENGINEERING PRACTICE

 

06

05

05

5

15

11

5

HUMAN RIGHTS

8

 

15

5

20

13

 

6

INDIAN CONSTITUTION

14

 

25

15

40

27

 

Total

52

35

75

35

145

100



Legend: R; Remember, U: Understand A: Application
 
 

Professional  Ethics-Objectives  of  study  of professional ethics-Human values- Definition of Morals and Ethics-Difference between Morality and Ethics-Values-Definition-Types of values- Definition of Integrity- Concept of Work Ethic- Service Learning- Definition Virtues-Definition- Civic Virtue-Duties and Rights - Respect for Others – Attitude and values, opinions-changing attitude-beliefs-Reliability-Living Peacefully-Means to be adopted for leaving peacefully-Caring- Sharing-Honesty-ValuingTime-Co-operation-Commitment-Empathy-Self-Confidence- Spirituality.


Engineering ethics-Definition-Approach-Senses of Engineering Ethics-variety of moral issues– Inquiry-Types-Moral dilemmas-Steps to solve dilemma-Moral autonomy –Definition-consensus & controversy –Profession-Definition–Ethical theories-Theories about right action Personality– Self control- Self-interest –Self respect.


Safety and risk-definition- - assessment of safety and risk - risk benefit analysis and reducing risk
–Personal risk-Public risk-Reducing risk-Voluntary Risk-Collegiality and loyalty–Authority- Types- collective bargaining -occupational crime –Responsibility of engineers–Types-Social responsibility-Professional responsibility-confidentiality-conflicts of interest-liability


Ethical issues–Industrial standards-Environmental ethics –Plastic waste disposal-E-Waste Disposal-Semi conductor waste Disposal-Industrial waste disposal-Human centred environmental ethics- computer ethics –Types of issues-Computer as the Instrument and Object of Unethical Acts -Engineers as managers-Codes of ethics-Sample code of Ethics like -Institution of Engineers(India)-Institute of Electrical & Electronics engineers- Institute of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers - Indian Institute of Materials Management.




Human Rights-Definition-constitutional provisions-right to life and liberty-Human Rights of Women-Discrimination against women- steps that are to be taken to eliminate discrimination against women in Education, employment, health care, Economic and social life, Women in rural areas- Status of Women in India - Constitutional Safeguards - Dowry Prohibition act 1961- Domestic violence act 2005- Sexual harassment at work place bill 2006-Human Rights of Children- Who is a child- list the Rights of the Child- Right to education--Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act(POCSO)-2012- National Human Rights Commission- Constitution- Powers and function of the Commission-Employee rights- Provisions made-Contractual-Non contractual employee rights-Whistle blowing-definition-Aspects-Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)–Meaning-Need for protection- Briefly description of concept of patents, Copy right, Trade mark.
 
 

Introduction to constitution of India-Formation and Composition of the Constituent Assembly- Salient features of the Constitution-Preamble to the Indian Constitution Fundamental Rights- Fundamental Duties-Directive principles of state policy.
Parliamentary system of governance- Structure of Parliament- Lokhasabha and Rajyasabha - Functions of parliament- Legislative ,Executive, Financial Function, Powers of Loksabha and Rajya Sabha- Procedure followed in parliament in making law-Structure of union executive- Power and position of President, Vice President, Prime minister and council of  ministers. Structure of the judiciary: Jurisdiction and functions of Supreme Court, high court, and subordinate courts
Federalism in the Indian constitution, Division of Powers- Union list, State list and concurrent  list, Structure of state legislation, Legislative assembly and Legislative council, Functions of state legislature, Structure of state executive-Powers and positions of Governor, ,Speaker, Deputy Speaker, Chief Minister and council of minister.
Local self government- meaning-Threetiersystem-Villagepanchayath-Talukpanchayath- Zillapanchayath-Local bodies-Municipalities and Corporations, Bruhath mahanagara Palike.
Functions of Election commission, UPSC, KPSC.

MODEL QUESTION PAPER
4- Semester Diploma Examination
PROFESSIONAL ETHICS & INDIAN CONSTITUTION Time: 3
Hours] [Max Marks: 100 Note: Answer
any SIX from Part A and any SEVEN from Part B


PART-A 6x5=30 marks

1. Distinguish between ‘morality’ and ‘ethics’
2. Explain the terms, ‘Profession’, ‘Professional’, and ‘Professionalism’?
3. Name a few techniques (steps) to reduce risks?
4. List the ill effects of E waste disposal on environment?
5. Explain the role of computers as object of Unethical Acts?
6. State various provisions under ‘human rights?
7. Differentiate between ‘Patent’ and ‘Trade secret’?
8. State the function of Governor?
9. Write Note on gram panchayaths?
PART-B 7x10=70 marks

10. Illustrate the ethical aspect principle of caring or sharing, with an example?
11. Explain various actions of an engineer leading to dishonesty?
12. List the situations when moral dilemmas arise?
 
13. Distinguish between ‘Social responsibility’ and ‘Professional responsibility?
14. Explain Occupational crime?
15. Explain code of Ethics followed in Institution of Engineers?
16. Explain Sexual harassment at work place bill 2006?
17. Explain the basic structure of Parliament?
18. Explain the formation and functions of state high Court?
19. State the role of following members in Rajyasabha?:
a) Chairman
b) Leader of the house
c) Opposition leader

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