The Certificate in Ethics and Society aims to provide students with a broad background in ethics and social philosophy. The objective of the certificate is for students to learn to competently navigate questions of social and ethical values on a wide range of issues. The program is structured to foster a deep understanding of both the theoretical foundations and the practical application of ethics. By allowing choice from a wide range of courses in ethics, the certificate provides students the opportunity to gain experience making and assessing value judgments on a variety of important social issues or to focus on the particular issues most relevant to their major or their area of interest. The certificate is open to students in any major or minor.
Effective Spring 2017
Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.
|PHIL 205||Introduction to Ethics||3|
|Select 12 credits from the following: 1||12|
|Moral and Social Problems (GT-AH3)|
|Values, Culture, and Food Animal Agriculture|
|Bioethics and Society|
|Philosophies of Peace and Nonviolence|
|Philosophical Issues in the Professions: Business Ethics|
|Philosophical Issues in the Professions: Medical Life Science|
|Philosophical Issues in the Professions: Caring Professions|
|Philosophical Issues in the Professions: Engineering|
|Philosophical Issues in the Professions: Animal Science|
|Philosophical Issues in the Professions: Information Science|
|Philosophical Issues in the Professions: Research Ethics|
|Philosophy of Law|
|Ethics of Sustainability|
|Agricultural and Food System Ethics|
|Social and Political Philosophy|
|Philosophy of Aging|
|Program Total Credits:||15|
At least 9 credits must be from upper-division (300- to 400-level) courses.