2018-2019 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
    Nov 22, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHI 240 - Introduction to Ethics


Class Hours 3
Lab Hours 0
Clinical Hours 0
Work Experience 0
Credit Hours 3
Minimum State Prerequisites: Take ENG 111 
Minimum State Corequisites: None
Local Prerequisites: None
Local Corequisites: None

This course introduces theories about the nature and foundations of moral judgments and applications to contemporary moral issues. Emphasis is placed on moral theories such as consequentialism, deontology, and virtue ethics. Upon completion, students should be able to apply various ethical theories to moral issues such as abortion, capital punishment, poverty, war, terrorism, the treatment of animals, and issues arising from new technologies.

College Transfer: This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts. This course has been approved for transfer under the ICAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts. This is a Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) course.



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