Ethics and morality are important not only because of their possible benefits to your career, but also because they are essential to being a human being. The Ethics minor places emphasis the academic study of ethics and values. The goal is to afford the student with the opportunity to analyze the foundations, the background, and consequences of our moral behavior. As such, the courses in the minor provide you with chances to think critically about ethics, as opposed to giving you a list of do’s and don’ts. Because of the wide scope of departments providing courses for the minor, it is quite easy for you to count a course on ethics from your chosen discipline or career path towards the fulfillment of requirements for the major. Likewise, it is easy to fit the courses for the Ethics minor into almost any other major.
Required Course - 3 hrs.
- PHL 347: Ethics - 3 hrs.
Elective Courses (choose four) - 12 hrs.
- PHL 103: An Inquiry into Values - 3 hrs.
- RLS 101: Comparative Religion - 3 hrs.
- RLS 200: Contemporary Religion in the United States - 3 hrs.
- RLS 300: Hebrew Bible/Old Testament - 3 hrs.
- RLS 302: New Testament - 3 hrs.
- RLS 305: Early Christianity: Monasticism - 3 hrs.
- ATG 268: Business Ethics - 3 hrs.
- BIO 505: Topics in Bioethics - 3 hrs.
- BLW 342: Legal Environment of Business - 3 hrs.
- CRM 401: Ethics, Crime, and Criminal Justice - 3 hrs.
- COM 330: Communication Law and Ethics - 3 hrs.
- HIS 375: The Holocaust - 3 hrs.
- NUR 510: Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare - 3 hrs.
- PLS 207: Introduction to Political Though - 3 hrs.
- PLW 325: Legal Ethics - 3 hrs.