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 Introductory Ethics (3 credits)
  • REL-201 Comparative Religious Ethics (3 credits)

Required Course work (6 hours)

  • CJ-440 Criminal Justice Ethics (3 credits)
  • COMM-485 Media Law and Ethics (3 credits)
  • EXSS-310 Sport Law & Ethics (3 credits)
  • HIST-438 War, Death, and Memory 1914-1939 (3 credits)
  • HSA-406 Jurisprudence and Ethics in Health Care (3 credits)
  • PHIL-316 Environmental Ethics (3 credits)
  • PHIL-317 Bioethics (3 credits)
  • PHIL-321 Social and Political Philosophy (3 credits)
  • REL-305 Bible and Justice (3 credits)
  • REL-350 God, Suffering & Evil (3 credits)
  • REL-445 Religion, Peace & Justice (3 credits)

Other courses (especially special topics or discussion courses) may potentially count toward the minor with the approval of the Director of the Ethics Program.

ETH 499 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.