PHI 110 - Ethics
Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Credits: 3
Description: This course is a study of the moral principles of conduct emphasizing ethical problems and modes of ethical reasoning.
Prerequisite(s): Take ENG 100 and RDG 100 .
- Major ethical theories in the western philosophical tradition.
- Arguments on current ethical issues such as abortion, the death penalty and human rights.
- Comparison/contrast of the competing theories on ethics.
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An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.
A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F = 0 - 59
Student Learning Outcomes:
- Identify the various philosophical theories by their terms and basic themes.
- Articulate the strengths and weaknesses of the major philosophical theories.
- Analyze competing philosophical claims from the different philosophical theories.
- Evaluate arguments on major issues such as the death penalty, abortion and intelligent design.
- Correlate the major philosophical traditions with the primary founders and writers in each tradition.
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