PD22: Professionalism and Ethics in Engineering Practice helps students prepare for the Professional Practice Exam (PPE), a requirement for students who want to become professional engineers in the province of Ontario. The profession of engineering is defined by legal and ethical obligations, and engineers need to understand the regulations and principles governing their work to effectively serve the public. Students who take PD22 become acquainted with the philosophy, law, and contemporary issues underpinning engineering practice.
What do PD22 students do?
- Work on practice case studies for the Professional Practice Exam for engineering students in Ontario
- Examine ethical situations related to navigating conflicts of interest
- Understand governance of engineering practice as laid out in the Professional Engineers Act and Ontario regulations
- "The material was interesting, and it was very clear how these skills would be applicable in the real world."
- "This course was great as it helps me have a better understanding regarding professional engineering. I found the ethical concepts and analysis very interesting and could apply them to my work. Overall a very good course."
To pass PD22, a student must satisfy both of the below requirements:
- earn an overall grade of at least 50%
- receive a minimum of 50% on the Major Reflective Report
If you have a question about grading in PD22, contact the course team using the information in the sidebar.