Moral Problems and Theories

General

Prefix

PHIL

Course Number

212

Course Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

Lecture

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

College of Liberal Arts

Description

Ethical theories and their application to moral problems such as abortion, euthanasia and animal rights.

Credits

Min

3

Max

3

Repeatable

No

Goals and Diversity

MN Goal Course

Yes

MN Goal Designation(s)

06, 09

Cultural Diversity

No

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Explain major ethical theories.

Outcome

Understand and apply core moral concepts (e.g., rights and obligations, justice, liberty) to specific issues.

Outcome

Analyze and reflect on the ethical dimensions of legal, social, and scientific issues.

Outcome

Identify ways to exercise the rights and responsibilities of a moral agent.