Jul 23, 2019
PHIL 346 - Professional Ethics 5 Credits
Professionals have expertise that directly affects the lives of other people and the future of their communities. Therefore, professionals wish to be thoughtful and reflective about the role of ethics in their work. Students will learn knowledge and skills for responding to ethical issues in professional life. Students will learn to identify situations requiring ethical decision making. They will learn to weigh relevant principles of moral theory with the expectations of ethics and responsibility within a profession, and the goals of social justice, cultural responsiveness, and sustainability.
Program Admission Required Yes Admitted Program BAS
Designed to Serve Students in BAS programs; students entering professional life.
Active Date 2015-10-27
Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 32
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Restricted Elective Yes
Phil 346 Professional Ethics: Course Outline
SECTION 1 INTRODUCTION
Module 1: Laying the groundwork
SECTION 2 ETHICAL TOOLBOX
Module 2: Theory and principles
Module 3: Interpretive Frameworks
SECTION 3 APPLICATION
Module 4: Ethical Analysis
Module 5: Student research and case studies
Student Learning Outcomes
1. Identify and articulate ethical issues that arise in a variety of professional settings and contexts
2. Identify personal and professional values relevant to ethical decision making;
3. Apply moral theories and frameworks to ethical problem solving in professional contexts;
4. Locate, analyze, and apply professional codes of ethics to ethical problem solving;
5. Apply critical thinking skills to ethical analysis and decision making in the professions;
6. Recognize situations requiring professional ethical judgment.
7. Write comprehensive analyses of ethical case studies.
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