The Ethics Certificate is for students in a variety of majors and minors, especially pre-professional programs with existing ethics requirements, and students interested in graduate study and careers in health care ethics, legal ethics, business and corporate ethics and compliance. The Ethics Certificate is a natural complement to the Leadership Certificate currently offered through the College of Business’s Department of Management and Marketing.
|Students are required to complete a minimum of 12 credits and complete a reflection essay.|
|PHIL 120||Ethical Reasoning||3|
|PHIL 331||Philosophical Ethics||3|
|The remaining six credits are from ethics-relevant electives:||6|
|Ethics in the Professions and the Community|
|Ethics and Business|
|Ethics of Health Care|
|Ethics in Computing and Engineering|
|History of Ethics|
|Religion and Morality|
|With advisor approval, the following may be applied to the certificate program:|
|Independent Study - Juniors|
|Independent Study - Seniors|
|After their course work is completed, students must submit to the certificate advisor an essay in which they reflect on their learning experiences with respect to the certificate's goals.|
Note 2: Students must earn at least 48 unique credits between the certificate program and major for purposes of meeting graduation requirements for first and second degree programs. Students cannot pursue the Philosophy Major and Ethics Certificate to meet graduation requirements for completing a first and second degree program.
For advising, see Professor S. McAleer (Philosophy and Religious Studies).