Ethics Attribute

Designated courses that enable students to develop an understanding of personal action, the good in terms of human agency, happiness, and living a worthwhile life.

Courses designated as Ethics may have more learning objectives in addition to those associated with the Core.

Goals & Objectives


Goal: Students will demonstrate an understanding of ethical criteria and principles necessary for moral evaluation and their practical application.

Objectives:  Students will:

  • Identify and articulate the fundamental elements of at least two major ethical theories.
  • Recognize the connection between ethical theory and behavior
  • Identify and understand the core assumptions that lie at the heart of ethical behavior

Goal:  Students will demonstrate the ability to employ ethical reasoning in matters of human concern.

Objectives:  Students will:

  • Critically evaluate how conceptions of moral obligation contribute to living a worthwhile life
  • Apply ethical theories in analyzing ethical dilemmas and questions
  • Defend an ethical position while displaying an awareness of opposing ethical arguments

Approved Courses

BIF 101  
CLS 207 
CLS 214
CRJ 382
CRJ 482   
COM 351 
CSC 108 
CSC 109   
EGR 111    
HIS 348   
HIS 387 
PHI 225  
PHI 241  
PHI 242   
PHI 243   
PHI 244   
PHI 245   
PHI 246  
PHI 247   
PHI 251   
PHI 252   
PHI 266   
PHI 268   
PHI 379 
RST 242 
RST 340
RST 342  
RST 345  

Intro to Bioinformatics
Mythology & Literature
Greek and Roman Tragedy
Criminal Justice Ethics
Sr Capstone Crim Just Ethics
Media Ethics
Introduction to Web Computing
A Robotics Introduction to Computer Science
Introduction to Engineering Design
20th Century Marxism
Represent of Holocaust Film, Literature, Art and Music
Ethics: Traditions in Moral Reasoning
Ethical Issues in Business 
Bio-Medical Ethics
Environmental Ethics
Animal Ethics
Ethics of Technology
Food and Agricultural Ethics
Love, Friendship, and the Moral Life
Happiness, Virtue, and the Good Life
Philosophy of the Family
Catholic and Jewish Bioethics
Contemporary Women Philosophers
Introduction to a Spirituality of Business
Moral Issues Today
Theological Ethics and Environmental Justice
Bio-Moral Problems