Introduction to Ethics

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

Course Details

Area of Interest Philosophy
Class Hours 3
Credits 3
Semesters Available Fall, Spring, Summer
Available Online Yes
Pre-requisite(s) ENG 111

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