Apr 10, 2021  
2017-18 RACC Student Catalog 
2017-18 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHI 276 - Ethics (Honors)

3 Credit Hours

This course will involve students in analysis and evaluation of primary texts of numerous ethical theories, western and eastern, ancient through contemporary. It will also enable students to identify the assumptions and implications of these theories when applied in decision-making of an ethical nature. Students will conduct research using various kinds of primary and secondary print sources, interviews, electronic media, and fieldwork. They will have the opportunity to apply their knowledge of moral theory and methodology by planning, executing, and evaluating projects on certain ethical issues in interdisciplinary fields such as health care, government, counseling, business, journalism, and academics. Ultimately this course will lead students to a deeper understanding of the ethical assumptions and implications involved in their own decision-making processes as well as those of other individuals, social institutions, and cultures.

Prerequisite(s): COM 121  or COM 122 ; eligibility for the Honors Program

Semesters Offered: Spring

This course satisfies the core competency for

Aesthetic Understanding.

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