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PHI240

Introduction to Ethics

This course introduces theories about the nature and foundations of moral judgments and applications to contemporary moral issues. Emphasis is placed on moral theories such as consequentialism, denotology, virtue ethics etc. Upon completion, students should be able to apply various ethical theories to moral issues such as abortion, capital punishment, poverty, war, terrorism, the treatment of animals, and issues arising from new technologies. This course has been approved to satisfy the Universal General Education Transfer Component of the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education humanities/fine arts requirement for the Associate in Arts and the Associate in Science Degrees.

Lecture Hours: 

3.00

Lab Hours: 

0.00

Clinical Hours: 

0.00

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Prerequisites: 

Prerequisites: ENG 111