University of Evansville

Ethics Minor

With an ethics minor, you will explore questions of value, justice, responsibility, meaning, and the moral life in classes from various disciplines.

The Ethics Program

The ethics minor requires 18 hours of course work, including 6 hours of required course work, 9 hours of additional courses, and an ethics integration project. A highlight of this minor is the senior project, in which students can choose to do a traditional research thesis or a service-learning project.

Required Course work (6 hours)

  • PHIL 121 Introduction to Ethics
  • REL 201 Christian Ethics

Additional Courses (9 hours - complete three of the following courses from at least two disciplines)

  • PHIL 241 Science, Technology and Society
  • PHIL 316 Environmental Ethics
  • PHIL 317 Bioethics
  • PHIL 321 Social and Political Philosophy
  • PHIL 450 Feminist Philosophy
  • REL 305 Bible and Justice
  • REL 350 God, Suffering and Evil
  • REL 445 Religion, Peace, and Justice
  • COMM 485 Media Law and Ethics
  • HSA 406 Jurisprudence and Ethics in Health Care

ETH 401 Ethics Integration Project (3 hours)

Required of all ethics minors, the Ethics Integration Project provides opportunity for the integration of the academic study of ethics with a specific ethical problem, usually connected to one's major field of study or to a service-learning project.