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2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog
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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.

Program Admission Required Yes Admitted Program BAS

Quarters Typically Offered
Fall Online
Spring Evening

Designed to Serve Students in BAS programs; students entering professional life.
Active Date 20201105T14:51:33

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 32
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
Restricted Elective Yes
  • Humanities

Course Outline

  • What is a Profession?


  • Theory and Principles
  • Elements of Case Analysis


  • Case Analys
  • Student Case Analysis Project

Student Learning Outcomes
Identify and articulate ethical issues that arise in a variety of professional settings and contexts.

Identify personal and professional values relevant to ethical decision making.

Apply moral theories and frameworks to ethical problem solving in professional contexts.

Locate, analyze, and apply professional codes of ethics to ethical problem solving.

Apply critical thinking skills to ethical analysis and decision making in the professions.

Recognize situations requiring professional ethical judgment.

Write comprehensive analyses of ethical case studies.

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