INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA

COURSE OUTLINE
Kulliyyah / Institute Engineering
Department / Centre Science in Engineering
r!"ramme All programmes
Name !# C!urse / M!$e Engineering Ethics Safety and Environment /Full time
C!urse C!$e GEN 4100
Name %s& !# A'a$emi'
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Assoc. rof. !r. A"di #. Shuriye
Rati!nale #!r the
in'lusi!n !# the '!urse /
m!$ule in the pr!"ramme
$e%uired course for all Engineering rogramme
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C!urse O*1e'ti(es 1. *o e%uip engineering graduates 2ith 3no2ledge and s3ills
re%uired to solve ethical4 religious and social pro"lems 2hich
they might encounter in their professional life.
,. *o enhance proper understanding and application of the
(slamic concepts on environment.
1
'. *o understand the idea of health and safety 2ithin the (slamic
outloo3 in relation to engineering practices.
4. *o promote ethical research in "ioengineering fields
1. *o promote the culture of safety in the engineering 2or3
place and practical activities.
.. *o help identify the different industrial ha5ards and its
relation to ethical standards
-. *o train engineers 2ho are ethically and religiously conscious
and mindful of their duties to2ards Allah4 their profession4
society "oth nationally and internationally.
Learnin" Out'!mes
0pon completion of this course4 students should "e a"le to6
1. E7plain the implications of engineering professional ethics4
religion and la2.
,. 0nderstand the role of ethics in engineering industry.
'. $ecogni5e special responsi"ilities of +uslim engineers
to2ards Allah and society.
4. 0nderstand health4 safety and environmental concerns and
a"le to identify different industrial ha5ards and their
preventive measures.
1. Analy5e engineering code of ethics from (slamic
perspectives.
Trans#era*le S2ills3
Skills and how they are developed and assessed:
S2ills De(el!pment Assessment
*echnical )ectures 8ritten Assessment
ro9ects $eport
Tea'hin"/Learnin" an$
assessment strate"y
)ectures4 ro9ect paper and :ui55es
C!urse Syn!psis
*his course relates religion4 ethics and important themes of
humanity in nature to engineering studies. (t focuses
engineering professional ethics from (slamic perspective. *he
central theme of this course is to relate Engineering
rofessionalism to (slamic ethical foundations. *he course
also focuses on #ccupational Safety and ;ealth
Administration <#S;A= and the different industrial ha5ards
and disasters that may affect human lives and the ecological
system. Finally4 the course is designed to infuse religious
and ethical conscious into +uslim future engineers.
M!$e !# Deli(ery Lecture, Workshop, Seminar
Assessment Meth!$s an$
Type/C!urse Assessment
State 2eightage of each
type of assessment.
LO Meth!$ er'enta"e
144 :ui55es 10>
,4 ' ?oo3 $evie2 and Assignment ,0>
14'41 resentations 10>
14,4'4 4 +idterm E7amination ,0>
'4 44 1 Final E7amination 40>
,
Mappin" !# '!urse / m!$ule t! the r!"ramme Learnin" Out'!mes
)earning #utcome of the course
rogramme #utcomes
01 0, 0' 04 01 0. 0- 0/ 0@ 10 11 1,
1. &omprehend the implications of engineering
professional ethics4 religion and la2.
ü ü ü ü
,. 0nderstand the role of ethics in engineering
industry
ü ü ü ü
'. &omprehend special responsi"ilities of +uslim
engineers to2ards Allah and society.
ü ü ü ü
4. 0nderstand health4 safety and environmental
concerns and a"le to identify different
industrial ha5ards and their preventive
measures.
ü ü ü ü
1. &omprehend engineering code of ethics from
(slamic perspectives.
ü ü ü ü
C!ntent !utline !# the '!urse / m!$ule an$ the SLT per t!pi'
4ee2s T!pi's
Learnin"
.!urs
Tas2/Rea$in"
1A, .ist!ry !# Ethi'al Stu$ies an$ .uman A'ti!ns
;istory of ethics in engineering studies6 (slamic
perspective4 8estern perspective4 ethics of other
civili5ations.
+easuring human action from religion4 ethics and legal
perspectives. '
Selected
&ompiled
Articles
+uslehuddin4
pp.1A1-4 /1A@0
Fleddermann4
pp.44 ''A41
+ichael !avis4
pp. ,'0A,4-
Gail !. ?aura4
pp. .A1,
' Muslim Vie5p!ints !n r!#essi!nalism
*he concept of professionalism in relation to Itqan
<perfection= and Ihsan <goodness=.
&riteria of professionalism.
Accounta"ility to Allah4 responsi"ility to society.
+eaning4 scope and nature of
Engineering ethics in (slam.
'
Selected
&ompiled
Articles
&harles E.
;arris4 pp.
1,0A1,'4 ,1.A
,1@
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4A1 Muslim !siti!n !n En(ir!nmental r!te'ti!n
Nature and ecological system from (slamic perspective.
Glo"al 2arming6 its relation and impacts on the 2orld.
(slamic solution to glo"al 2orming pro"lems
(slamic conception of conservation and utili5ation of
resources6 land4 2ater and air.
)ivestoc3 <an‘am=.
*he concepts of askhir <mallea"ility of nature=4 Israf
<e7travagance= and ta!dhir <2astefulness and lavishness=
in the :urBan. '
Selected
&ompiled
Articles
Suleyman A.
+uyi". (slamic
erspective on
Environmental
and 8aste
+anagement
(ssues. in
Cournal of
(slamic )a2
$evie2. Dol. 1.
<,001=4 pp. '1A
1..
&harles E.
;arris pp. '11A
'44
. Unethi'al Issues in En"ineerin" ra'ti'es
*he nature of engineering corruption4 gifts and "ri"ery
from (slamic perspective.
&onfidentiality in engineering4 (slam and confidential
information.
&onflict of interest in relation to engineering 2or34 types
of conflict of interest.
iracy and copyright issues in engineering practices.
*he shariEah vie2points on copyright issues.
'
Selected
&ompiled
Articles
&harles E.
;arris F
&olleagues4 pp.
1,0A1,'4 ,1.A
,1@
!e"orah G.
Cohnson4 pp.
,,1A,'-4 ,.'A
'01
- .ealth r!te'ti!n #r!m Islami' erspe'ti(e
rotection and preservation of life in (slam4 the relevance
of #S;A6 <#ccupational Safety and ;ealth
Administration= in safeguarding engineerBs life.
;istory of #S;A in general4 +alaysian e7perience4
standards and regulations.
National "odies of safety.
'
Selected
&ompiled
Articles
&. $ay Asfahl4
&hapter 14,F'
&harles !.
$eese4&hapter
1F,
Gail !. ?aura4
pp. 1.A,0
/ Islami' Vie5s !n Natural Disasters an$ .arm#ul
.a6ar$s
*ypes of harmful ha5ards
(ndustrial ha5ards
*ypes natural disasters
*ypes of +an made disasters
Special responsi"ilities of +uslim engineers in tac3ling
man made disasters.
'
Selected
&ompiled
Articles
&. $ay Asfahl
&hapter 14 ,F'
&harles !.
$eese4&hapter
1F,
Gail !. ?aura4
pp. 1.A,0
4
@F10 4histle/*l!5in" an$ En"ineerin" re(enti(e Ethi's
8histleA"lo2ing6 its relation to "hi!ah4 <"adAmouthing=
#adihah, #itnak and #uhsh <scandal and rumorA
mongering=4 alAAmr "i alA+uEruf 2a anANahy Ean alA
+un3ar <commanding right and for"idding 2rong=4
$asihah <advice= and Sulh and Islah <reform and
ar"itration=.
Engineering preventive ethics its role and importance in
engineering 2or3.
'
Selected
&ompiled
Articles
+artin F
Schin5inger4
pp.1A,'
&harles ?.
Fleddermann4
pp. ,A'
&harles E.
;arris pp. 1-A
,-
Gail !. ?aura4
pp. ,'A'4
11F1, S!'ial an$ 7l!*al Resp!nsi*ilities !# Muslim
En"ineers
*he need for speciali5ed engineers in the +uslim 2orld
<#(& declarations and concerns +uslim engineers and
engineering development in the +uslim 2orld=
+uslim engineers and voluntarism
Engineering and community development.
'
Selected
&ompiled
Articles
+ichael !avis4
pp. 4-A.'
1' En"ineer8s 4!r2pla'e En(ir!nment
EngineersAmanagers relationship4 clientsAemployers
relationship4 &ase 16 Ernest Fit5gerald and the &A1A
&ase ,6 &arl ;ouston and 2elding in nuclear plants
&ase '6 George ?. Geary and 0.S. Steel.
'
Selected
&ompiled
Articles
+i3e 8.
+artin4 pp.
,,4A,,@G ,4/A
,11.
Sommer Dille4
&hap.'
&aroline
8hit"ec34 pp.
11.A1@0.
14 Islami6in" C!$es !# En"ineerin" Ethi's an$ S!'ieties
+eaning4 scope and o"9ectives of code of ethics4 critical
study of selected codes of engineering ethics6 <(E+4
(EEE4 AS+E4 NSE and ?E+=.
*o2ards an (slami5ed &ode of Engineering Ethics.
'
Selected
&ompiled
Articles
&harles ?.
Fleddermann4
pp.,1A,@4 11-A
1,/.
+artin F
Schin5inger4
pp.'@-A411.
Desilind F
Gunn4 pp. 4/A
/..
Re0uire$ re#eren'es supp!rtin" the '!urse
he reference lists shall !e presented in accordance with %&% !i!lio'raphic practices and in alpha!etical order(
Selected &hapters and articles 2ill "e distri"uted from the recommended "oo3s
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Re'!mmen$e$ re#eren'es supp!rtin" the '!urse
1. A #. Shuriye4 et al. <eds= <,00@= )eli'ious and *thical Worldviews on *n'ineerin'
Standards, u"lished "y6 (slamic &entre for Education4 $esearch F !evelopment
<(&E$!= Australia.
1. $ichard $o2son. ,00.. Workin' *thics, Cessica Hingsley u"lishers4 hiladelphia
,. Gail !. ?aura. ,00.. *n'ineerin' *thics: %n Industrial &erspective, Elsevier Academic
ress
'. +ichael !avis. ,00,. &rofession, +ode and *thics, Ashgate4 England
4. A"dul ;a% Ansari. 1@/@. IIslamic *thics: +oncepts and &rospect,, *he American
Cournal of (slamic Social Sciences <AC(SS=4 Dol. .4 No.1
1. &aroline 8hit"ec3. 1@@/. *thics in *n'ineerin' &ractice and )esearch, &am"ridge
0niversity ress
.. &. $ay Asfahl. ,00'. Industrial Safety and -ealth .ana'ement, rentice ;all
-. &harles ?. Fleddermann. 1@@@. *n'ineerin' *thics,4 renticeA;all4 Ne2 Cersey4 0SA
/. &harles E. ;arris4 +ichael S. ritchard F +ichael C. $a"ins. ,000. *n'ineerin' *thics:
+oncepts and cases, 8ads2orth4 0SA
@. &harles !. $eese. ,00'. /ccupational -ealth and Safety .ana'ement: % &ractical
%pproach4 &$& r )lc
10. !e"orah G. Cohnson. 1@@.. *thical Issues in *n'ineerin', rentice ;all4 Engle2ood
&liffs4 Ne2 Cersey
11. (ndia ;aryana. 1@/@. I*thics in Islam,4 *he American Cournal of (slamic Social
Sciences <AC(SS=4 Dol. .4 No.1
1,. Coseph $. ;er3ert. ,000. Social, *thical and &olicy Implications of *n'ineerin',4 (EEE
ress4 Ne2 Jor3
1'. +i3e 8. +artin and $oland Schin5inger4 1@/@.*thics in *n'ineerin', +cGra2 ;ill
14. +. Hamal ;assan. 1@@.. owards %ctuali0in' Islamic *thical and *ducational
&rinciples in .alaysian Society: Some +ritical /!servation, +uslim Jouth +ovement
of +alaysia4 Huala )umpur4
11. +ohammad +uslehuddin. 1@/4. .orality: Its +oncept and )ole in Islamic /rder,,
(slamic u"lications4 )ahore4 a3istan
1-. Cournal of (slamic )a2 $evie2. . <,001=4 Dol. 1. Serials u"lications4 Ne2 !elhi.4
(ndia.
repare$ *y3
A*$i O9 Shuriye
Ass!'iate r!#ess!r
Kulliyyah !# En"ineerin"
Che'2e$ *y3
Raihan Othman
.ea$ !# Department
Kulliyyah !# En"ineerin"
Appr!(e$ *y3
Amir A2ramin Sha#ie
Dean
Kulliyyah !# En"ineerin"
r!"ramme Learnin" Out'!me %O&3 At the en$ !# the pr!"ramme: Stu$ents are a*le t!3
N! r!"ramme Out'!me #!r KOE: IIUM
M;+ D!main
.
1. En"ineerin" Kn!5le$"e %T& AApply 3no2ledge of
mathematics4 sciences4 engineering fundamentals and an
engineering speciali5ation to the solution of comple7
engineering pro"lemsG
Hno2ledge
,. r!*lem Analysis %T& K (dentify4 formulate4 research relevant
literature and analy5e comple7 engineering pro"lems4 and
reaching su"stantiated conclusions using first principles of
mathematics4 natural sciences and engineering sciencesG
Hno2ledge
'. Desi"n/De(el!pment !# S!luti!ns %A& K!esign solutions4
e7hi"iting innovativeness4 for comple7 engineering pro"lems
and design systems4 components or processes that meet
specified needs 2ith appropriate consideration for pu"lic
health and safety4 cultural4 societal4 economical4 ethical4
environmental and sustaina"ility issues.
Hno2ledge
4. In(esti"ati!n %D& &onduct investigation into comple7
pro"lems4 displaying creativeness4 using researchA"ased
3no2ledge4 and research methods including design of
e7periments4 analysis and interpretation of data4 and synthesis
of information to provide valid conclusionsG
ractical S3ills
1. M!$ern T!!l Usa"e %A < D& /&reate4 select and apply
appropriate techni%ues4 resources4 and modern engineering and
(* tools4 including prediction and modelling4 to comple7
engineering activities4 2ith an understanding of the
limitationsG
ro"lem Solving and
Scientific S3ills
.. The En"ineer an$ S!'iety %ESSE& AApply reasoning *ase$
!n conte7tual 3no2ledge to assess societal4 health4 safety4
legal4 cultural4 contemporary issues4 and the conse%uent
responsi"ilities relevant to professional engineering practices.
ro"lem Solving and
Scientific S3ills
-. En(ir!nment an$ Sustaina*ility %ESSE& A0nderstand the
impact of professional engineering solutions in societal4
glo"al4 and environmental conte7ts and demonstrate
3no2ledge of and need for sustaina"le developmentG
&ommunication4 )eadership
and *eam S3ills
/. Ethi's %ESSE& KApply professional ethics 2ith (slamic values
and commit to responsi"ilities and norms of professional
engineering code of practices.
+anagerial and
Entrepreneurial S3ills
@. C!mmuni'ati!n %S& A&ommunicate effectively on comple7
engineering activities 2ith the engineering community and
2ith society at large4 such as "eing a"le to comprehend and
2rite effective reports and design documentation4 ma3e
effective presentations4 and give and receive clear instructionsG
(nformation +anagement and
)ifelong )earning S3ills
10 In$i(i$ual an$ Team 4!r2 %S& /Function effectively as an
individual4 and as a mem"er or leader in diverse teams and in
multiAdisciplinary settings.
Social s3ills and
$esponsi"ilities
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11. Li#e L!n" Learnin" %S& /$ecogni5e the need for4 and have the
preparation and a"ility to engage in independent and lifeAlong
learning in the "roadest conte7t of technological change.
Dalue4 Attitudes and
rofessionalism
1,. r!1e't Mana"ement an$ +inan'e %S& /!emonstrate
3no2ledge and understanding of engineering management and
financial principles and apply these to oneBs o2n 2or34 as a
mem"er and/or leader in a team4 to manage pro9ects in
multidisciplinary settings4 and identify opportunities of
entrepreneurship.
(nformation +anagement and
)ifelong )earning S3ills
*he program learning outcomes <#= are grouped into 1 general areas to identify the nature of
the s3ills and capa"ility involved. *hese groups are6
1. *echnical <*= K essential capa"ilities related to traditional scientific and engineering
3no2ledge
,. Analysis <A= K creatively 2or3ing 2ith availa"le data and engineering tools and fundamental
3no2ledge to correctly solve "asic pro"lem
'. !esign <!= K "eing a"le to perceive the "est solution for "oth small scale and large scale
pro9ect "y involving all re%uired "asic pro"lems
4. Ethics4 Safety4 Society and Environment <ESSE= A giving appropriate consideration to matters
pertaining to professionalism and ethics4 safety4 local and glo"al society and the environment
1. 8or3 s3ills <S= K "eing and effective communicator and effective mem"er of a team and to
appreciate the need to continuously ac%uired s3ills and a"ilities.
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