Jun 19, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog 

PHI - 240 Introduction to Ethics

Class: 3 Lab: 0 Clinical: 0 Credit: 3

Prerequisite: ENG 111 

This course introduces theories about the nature and foundations of moral judgments and applications to contemporary moral issues. Emphasis is placed on utilitarianism, rule-based ethics, existentialism, relativism versus objectivism, and egoism. Upon completion, students should be able to apply various ethical theories to individual moral issues such as euthanasia, abortion, crime and punishment, and justice.

This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.