Minor in Ethics

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Students seeking a minor in Ethics are required to complete a minimum of 18 semester credit hours:

Minor in Ethics
Required Courses
PHIL 2303Critical Thinking3
PHIL 2306Contemporary Moral Issues3
PHIL 4363Ethical Theories3
Prescribed Electives 1
Choose three of the following9
American Philosophy
Environmental Ethics
Philosophy of Law
Death and Dying
Philosophy of Crime & Justice
Feminist Philosophies
Philosophy of Race
Total Hours18

With Philosophy Program Coordinator approval, courses with substantive ethics content offered by other departments may be applied toward the prescribed elective requirement.

Note: Students pursuing the Philosophy Major may not count any course used in satisfying the requirements of that major toward the Minor in Ethics or the traditional Minor in Philosophy. Additionally, a student may not count the same course toward both minors.