Applied Ethics in Humanities

Statement of the Competency: to think critically about ethical issues. Students who successfully complete the APPLIED ETHICS course in Humanities should be able to:

  • Understand basic ethical concepts and theories necessary for reflecting upon moral beliefs, actions and questions pertaining to personal, professional, local and global issues
  • Situate issues in their social and historical contexts and examine them from an ethical perspective in a reasoned and critical manner
  • Identify conflicts of values, and reflect on the moral disagreements, questions and options that emerge from these conflicts
  • Identify and analyze ethical issues that are pertinent to the student’s program

The APPLIED ETHICS course is designed to provide students with the basic ideas and skills of moral reasoning so that they can identify and analyze various issues, including program related ones, from an ethical perspective. Students become acquainted with a number of ethical theories and learn how to analyze and evaluate ethical arguments.

Please note that not all the courses listed below are offered every term:

Course Number Course Name C - L - H Hrs
345-BXH-DW Applied Ethical Issues with New School  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Applied Ethics  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Applied Ethics: Contemporary Issues  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Between the Self and Other  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Ethical Issues  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Ethical Issues and Privacy and Access to Information  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Ethical Issues in Medicine and Health  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Ethical Issues in Third World Development  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Ethics: A Psychological and Comparative Approach  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Freedom, Security, Convenience: You, the State, and Siri  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW From Cruelty to Forgiveness  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Going Viral: Transmission and Containment from Fiction to Philosophy  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Happily Ever After  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Here Be Monsters: The Ethics of Horror  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW How Can That Be Legal?  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Introduction to Applied Ethics  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Introduction to Ethics  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Introduction to Moral Philosophy  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Issues in Bioethics  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Issues in Ethics and Leadership  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Just Punishment?: Ethical and Theoretical Approaches to the Horror Film  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Moby Dick and the Buddhist Tradition  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Modern Mythology: Human Values Through a Comic Book Panel  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Moral Choices in Literature  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Moral Issues in Law  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Moral Issues in Law (Liberal Arts)  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Science Fiction and Ethics  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Society and the Other  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW The Ethics of Capitalism  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW The Ethics of Nature  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW The Ethics of Resistance  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW The West on Trial: Approaches to Ethics  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Theories in Normative and Applied Ethics  3 - 0 - 3 45 
345-BXH-DW Thinking Through Rights  3 - 0 - 3 45 
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Last Modified: February 24, 2015