eth355 | undergraduate

Understanding Ethics

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This course covers ethical theories and their applications. In this course, students will learn to integrate personal and professional values, multiple perspectives, and ethical reasoning when engaged in decision making. Other topics include deontological theories, teleological theories, ethical relativism, situational ethics, and various ethical decision-making models.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Introduction to Ethics

    • Differentiate between morality, ethics, and values.
    • Differentiate between moral norms and moral principles.

    Aligning Personal and Professional Values

    • Determine alignment between personal and professional values.
    • Develop strategies to address misalignment of personal and professional values.

    Ethical Theoretical Framework

    • Explain historical perspectives on ethics.
    • Differentiate between major ethical theories.

    Ethical Perspectives

    • Evaluate issues based on multiple perspectives.
    • Develop arguments supporting multiple ethical perspectives.

    Ethical Decision Making

    • Apply ethical reasoning processes to make personal and professional decisions.
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