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Intro to Ethics: Theory & App

Credits: 3
Course Number: 10-809-166

Course Description

10-809-166 INTRO TO ETHICS: THEORY & APP ...basic understanding of theoretical foundations of ethical thought; analyze/compare relevant issues using diverse ethical perspectives; critically evaluate individual, social/professional standards of behavior--applying a systematic decision-making process. (Prerequisite: Next Gen Rdg score greater/equal to 250 AND Writing score greater/equal to 237; OR ACT Rdg score greater/equal to 16 AND English greater/equal to 15; OR 10-831-107, College Reading and Writing with a B or better)

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  • Summer
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  • Spring

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What will I learn?

  1. Summarize major ethical theories
  2. Evaluate major ethical theories
  3. Apply ethical theories to challenging situations
  4. Examine the role of values in ethical theories
  5. Develop a personal ethical decision-making process
  6. Defend an ethical stance based on a selected issue