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Practical Ethics minors

The study of ethics provides you with a thorough grounding in philosophical thinking and a complementary credential to any program. You can choose courses tailored to your major or specific area of study.

Program Overview

You may choose one of the following minors: Ethics, Culture, and Society; Health Care Ethics; or STEM Ethics. A minimum of 18 credits are required:

Why Study Ethics at Grand Valley?

Ethics, Culture, and Society

The Ethics, Culture, and Society minor explores at its core the values of people within a community. Electives further delve into the topics of logic, philosophy, human nature, democracy, and death and dying.

There are 15 different courses to choose from to fulfill the four-course elective requirement, see catalog for details.

Health Care Ethics

The Health Care Ethics minor is for those pursuing careers in health professions. Electives explore health, philosophy, professional life, liberty and justice, and death and dying.

There are 16 different courses to choose from to fulfill the four-course elective requirement, see catalog for details.

STEM Ethics

The STEM Ethics minor is tailored for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors. Electives explore logic, philosophy, digital culture, ethics of science, and epistemology.

There are 15 different courses to choose from to fulfill the four-course elective requirement, see catalog for details.


Program Details