Professional Ethics

HS3050Professional Ethics 2--2HPF

Concept of Profession and highlight its difference from occupation or job

The vital role of ethics in professions

The importance of ethical codes in professions and the prerequisites of an ethical professional

The nature of engineering ethics, the value of ethnical practices in engineering and the virtues of an ethical engineer


1. Velasquez, Manuel G: 2002, Business Ethics: Concepts and Cases, Fifth edition, New Jersey, Prentice Hall.
2. Harris, Charles, E Jr., Michael S. Pritchard, Michael J Rabins, 1995, Engineering Ethics : Concepts and Cases, Belmont, Wadsworth Publishing Company.
3. Supplement Reading Materials (SM)


1. Sekhar, R.C.,: 1997, Ethical Choices in Business Response Books, New Delhi, Sage Publications.
2. Kitson, Alan and Campebell, Robert: 1996. The Ethical Organisation, Great Britain Macmillan Press Ltd.
3. Pinkus, Rosa Lyun B., Larry J Shulman, Norman Phummon, Harvey Wolfe: 1997, Engineering Ethics New York, Cambridge Uty., Press
4. Erwann, M. David, Williams, Masy B and Guiterrez, Claudio: 1990, Computers, Ethics and Society, Oxford, Oxford Uty., Press
5. Langford, Duncan (EDT): 2000, Internet Ethics, London, Macmillan Press Ltd., 2000.