Practical Ethics Minor

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Choosing one of these minors will add a complementary credential to students in any GV major program by providing them with a thorough grounding in philosophical thinking about ethics and value.  Students can choose courses tailored to their specific area of study. A grounding in philosophical thinking, especially thinking about ethics and value, is of significant personal, practical, and professional value to students pursuing many different major programs. 

Students from all majors can elect one and only one of these minors. A minimum of 18 credits are required for any of the minors. Two courses are required courses in each of the minors, PHI 102 and PHI 460.  Additionally, the student must select 4 electives (12 credits) two of which must be upper division courses (300 or 400 level).

Ethics, Culture, and Society

Required: (3 credits each)

PHI 102: Ethics,

PHI 460: Rights, Duties, and the Meaning of Life: Moral Philosophy

Electives: Select Four Courses (can choose up to two courses noted with asterisks): (3 credits each)

*PHI 101: Introduction to Philosophy,

*PHI 103: Logic,

  PHI 210: Eastern Philosophy,

* PHI 220: Aesthetics, 

   PHI 230: American Philosophy,

* PHI 250: Existentialism,

   PHI 300: Theories of Human Nature,

   NRM 300: Ethical Recreation: Leave No Trace  (one credit)

   PHI 325: Ethics in Professional Life,

   PHI 320: Power, Justice, and Freedom: Social   and Political Philosophy

   BIO 338: Environmental Ethics,

   PHI 341: Philosophy of Death and Dying,

   PHI 370: Sex Matters: Feminist Philosophy in the Contemporary World,

   PHI 440: Perception, Hallucination, Trust:  Perspective on Knowledge

Health Care Ethics

Required: (3 credits each)

PHI 102: Ethics,

PHI 460: Rights, Duties, and the Meaning of Life: Moral Philosophy

Electives: Select Four Courses (can choose up to two courses noted with asterisks): (3 credits each)

 *PHI 101: Introduction to Philosophy,

 *PHI 103: Logic, 

 *PHI 220: Aesthetics,

   PHI 202: Philosophy and Ethics of Health, 

* PHI 210: Eastern Philosophy,  

* PHI 230: American Philosophy,  

* PHI 250: Existentialism,   

   PHI 300: Theories of Human Nature,  

   AHS 320: Ethics and Legal Responsibilities,  

   PHI 325: Ethics in Professional Life,  

    PHI 320: Power, Justice, and Freedom: Social

                   and Political Philosophy

   BIO 328: Biomedical Ethics, 

   PHI 341: Philosophy of Death and Dying,  

   PHI 420: Philosophy of Science, 

   PHI 370: Sex Matters: Feminist Philosophy in the Contemporary World,  

   PHI 440: Perception, Hallucination, Trust:       Perspective on Knowledge

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering. Math) Ethics

Required: (3 credits each)

PHI 102: Ethics,

PHI 460: Rights, Duties, and the Meaning of Life: Moral Philosophy

 

Electives: Select Four Courses (can choose up to two courses noted with asterisks): (3 credits each)

* PHI 101: Introduction to Philosophy, 

* PHI 103: Logic, 

* PHI 220: Aesthetics,

* PHI 210: Eastern Philosophy, 

* PHI 230: American Philosophy, 

* PHI 250: Existentialism, 

   PHI 300: Theories of Human Nature, 

* PHI 320: Power, Justice, and Freedom: Social   and Political Philosophy

   PHI 325: Ethics in Professional Life, 

   BIO 338: Environmental Ethics, 

   PHI 341: Philosophy of Death and Dying, 

   DS 360:  Ethics of Digital Culture, 

   PHI 420: Philosophy of Science, 

   PHI 370: Sex Matters: Feminist Philosophy in  the Contemporary World, 

   PHI 440: Perception, Hallucination, Trust: Perspective on Knowledge

Practical Ethics Minors recommended for the following Major Programs:


Health Care Minor:

Allied Health Sciences

Athletic Training

Biomedical Sciences

Cardiovascular Sonography

Exercise Science

Health Communication

Health Information Systems

Medical Laboratory Science

Nursing

Occupational Safety and Health Management

Public and Nonprofit and Health Administration

Radiation Therapy

Therapeutic Recreation

STEM Ethics:

Athletic Training

Behavioral Neuroscience

Biology

Biomedical Sciences

Cell and Molecular Biology

Chemistry

Computer Engineering

Computer Information Systems

Computer Science

Electrical Engineering

Engineering

Exercise Science

Information Systems

Interdisciplinary Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Medical Laboratory Science

Natural Resources Management

Product Design and Manufacturing Engineering

Statistics

Ethics, Society and Culture:

Accounting

Advertising and Public Relations

Anthropology

Business Administration

Business Economics

Business General

Communication Studies

Criminal Justice

Economics

Education

Entrepreneurship

Film and Video

Finance

General Management

Geography and Sustainability Planning

Geology

Global Studies and Social Impact

Hospitality and Tourism Management

Human Resource Management

Integrative Studies

International Business

International Relations

Legal Studies

Marketing

Operations Management

Supply Chain Management