Academic Catalog

Health Care Ethics Minor

This option is primarily intended for students interested in ethics and moral issues related to medicine, health care, and science, or for students intending to pursue a career in a health care field. A candidate pursuing this minor must complete a minimum of five courses selected from the philosophy course listings, including:

1. One course in critical thinking or symbolic logic:
Critical Thinking
Games, Risk, and Logic
Introductory Symbolic Logic
Honors Introductory Symbolic Logic
Advanced Symbolic Logic
2. Introductory Ethics Requirement
Introduction to Ethics
3. Health Care Ethics Requirement
Ethical Issues in Health Care
4. One additional Core Course
Life and Death
Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy
Philosophy of Human Rights
Foundations of Law
Philosophy of Art
Philosophy of Race and Racism
Social and Political Philosophy
Philosophy of Sex and Gender
Justice and Rights in Health Care
Philosophy of Law
History of Ethics
Free Will and Moral Responsibility
Foundations of Ethics
Ethics, Law, and Health
5. At least one Philosophy course at the 5000-level *

A 5000-level course taken to satisfy requirement 1 or 4 may also be used to satisfy requirement 5, though the five course minimum must still be met. Students wishing to do this must consult the instructor.

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