Course Descriptions

PHL 103 - Introduction to Ethics

3 Credits

An introduction to basic problems in ethics, emphasizing theories of the good life, the morally good person, and morally right action, and their application to the most significant ethical questions in contemporary society, such as abortion, euthanasia, human sexuality, social and economic justice, violence, and use of the environment.

Learning Attributes: WR

SUNY General Education: SUNY-H - Humanities (SHUM)

MCC General Education: MCC-AH - Arts and Humanities (MAH), MCC-BCW - Writing (MBCW), MCC-CT - Critical Thinking (MCT), MCC-VE - Values and Ethics (MVE)

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Analyze a philosophical argument on a specific moral or ethical problem.
2. Create a philosophical argument on a specific moral or ethical problem.
3. Defend a philosophical argument on a specific moral or ethical problem.
4. Apply key concepts central to the study of moral philosophy.
5. Summarize complex readings in philosophical ethics.
6. Analyze influential questions or problems in moral philosophy.
7. Defend a philosophical argument in writing.

Course Offered Fall, Spring

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Intersession 2020
Spring Semester 2020