Course Name

Course Code

Pre Requisite

Course Type

Program Offered

: Engineers & Society

: BEE4641

: BEE1611

: Core Faculty

: BEE

: BEP

: BEC

Credit Hour

Lecture Hours

Tutorial Hours

Lab Hours

: 1

: 1

: 1

: -

Synopsis

This course is to enable student to gain a deeper understanding of the ethical and laws issues and dilemmas that arise in one or more areas in professional conduct and their responsibility to society. It also intended to develop students to understand the academic responsibility and accountability of a profession in engineering and the organizational activities of professional engineering institutions.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course , student should be able to:

CO 01: Demonstrate the social, culture, global and environmental responsibilities as an engineer. (A)

CO 02: Explain ethical issues and problems that arise in professional environments and impact to society environmental context. (C2)

CO 03: Explain regulatory and statutory requirements for professional engineering practice. (C2)

CO 04: Develop the entrepreneurship skill in engineering practice (P)

CO/PO Mapping

PO 01

PO 02

PO 03

PO 04

PO 05

PO 06

PO 07

PO 08

PO 09

PO 10

PO 11

PO 12

CO 01

X

CO 02

X

CO 03

x

CO 04

X

Key Indices:

X: assessed outcomes

Syllabus

1.Introduction(3 Hours)

1.1Introduction to Profession and Professional

1.2Professional Engineers

1.3Engineering as a profession and its role in society.

1.4Engineer at Public and Private Sectors.

2.Engineering Accreditation( 2 Hours)

2.1 Introduction to Accreditation Body ( MQA, EAC )

2.2Why need accreditation?

3 Professional Codes of Ethics (2 Hours)

3.1IEM code of ethics

3.2IEEE code of ethics

3.3Problems with codes of ethics

4Engineers and Laws(2 Hours)

4.1Engineers Acts

4.2Civil Laws, Crimes and Constitutions

5Engineering Contracts / Entrepreneurship(2 Hours)

5.1Management in Engineering Profession

5.2Corporate and Entrepreneurships

5.3Excellence Working Culture

6Engineers and Research(3 Hours)

6.1R&D

6.2Government and Private Research grant

6.3Copyright, Patterned, Innovations, Intellectual Property etc.

ReferencesR.Logeswaran, Hairul Azhar, Pau Kiu Nai, Sim Hock Kheng,

Engineers In Society,2 Edition, McGraw Hill, 2006.

Assessment

Quizzes

10 %

Assignments

20 %

Project

10%

Test

60%

TOTAL

100%

Teaching Approach

[Lecture and Discussion, Group Project, Active Learning, Cooperative Learning, Presentation].

Course Homepage

http://notes.ump.edu.my/fkee/BEE4641