Oct 06, 2022  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23
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CHE 4040 - Chemical Engineering Ethical Reasoning and Cultural Competence


Case studies and discussion of professional and ethical responsibilities including appreciation of, and support for, a diverse workplace; Impact of engineering solutions in a global, societal and multi-cultural context; the need for lifelong learning and knowledge of contemporary issues; multi-cultural knowledge and competence.

Requisites: CHE 3600 and 3700 and 3800
Credit Hours: 2
OHIO BRICKS Bridge: Diversity and Practice, Bridge: Ethics and Reasoning
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to articulate the professional and ethical responsibilities of practicing engineers; apply these responsibilities; and understand how their own ethical core beliefs shape their conduct and thinking.
  • Students will be able to recognize, evaluate, and connect ethical issues from alternative perspectives.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, environmental, and societal context.
  • Students will be able to articulate the importance of independent, lifelong learning for professional development.
  • Students will be able to articulate an understanding of contemporary issues
  • Students will be able to articulate the importance of considering societal and cultural issues when developing engineering solutions.
  • Students will be able to articulate insights about their own cultural rules and biases, and identify how these can affect both their workplace, and those impacted by their engineering solutions.
  • Students will be able to describe the importance of supporting other worldviews in the practice of the engineering profession, asking/answering complex questions about culture, and being open to different cultures.



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