PHIL 2175. Professional Ethics. (3) (V) Basic concepts, principles and cases in ethics for the professions, including model for ethical decisions, basic principles and codes of professional ethics, and actual case scenarios from the professions.(Yearly)
*** Prerequisites for upper-level courses. While PHIL 2101 is not a prerequisite for courses at the 3000 level and above, students who have taken PHIL 2101 typically benefit more from upper-level philosophy courses than students who have not.
PHIL 3221. Ethics. (V) (3). A study of the nature and foundations of moral judgment, the principles and criteria for sound moral decisions, and the application of these to contemporary moral issues. Discussion includes such specific problems as: abortion, capital punishment, privacy, war, and sexual morality. (On demand)
PHIL 3226. Social and Political Philosophy. (C) (3). Philosophical concepts involved in understanding and evaluating the basic structure of societies (e.g., economic, educational, legal, motivational, and political) including equality, fraternity, freedom, and rights. Relevance to contemporary social and political issues stressed. Readings from classical and contemporary sources. Same as POLS 3177. Taught by Philosophy Department. (On demand)
PHIL 3227. Feminist Philosophy. (3) Prerequisite: sophomore standing or permission of the instructor. Views of contemporary feminist and female philosophers on traditional philosophical issues such as ethics, human nature, the construction of knowledge, modes of social and political organization, the relationship between the mind and body, and the nature of God.
PHIL 3228. Biomedical Ethics. (V) (3) Major ethical dilemmas within the life sciences examined to assist students to identify, analyze, and decide ethical issues in such a way that they can defend their positions to themselves and others. Issues include abortion, death and dying, patient rights, and justice in the allocation of medical resources. (Yearly)
PHIL 3231. Business Ethics. (V) (3) Ethical problems confronting business as a social institution and individuals in business. Application of ethical theory to business institutions and practices, internal exchanges of business (e.g., hiring, promotions, working conditions, employer/employee rights and duties) and external exchanges (e.g., product safety, environment, depletion, marketing, advertising). (Spring)