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Applied Ethical Analysis


Units: 6


This introductory course provides a framework to increase accountability through ethical decision-making. The goal of this course is to allow you to understand the complexity and consequences of decisions, the utility of ethics in personal and professional life, and the motivations of others (be they ethical or not). You will gain the ability to recognize and address underlying principles in a variety of contextual dilemmas. Students will learn to practically apply established theory and methodology to create and sustain trustworthiness. Case studies, small group discussions, scholarly readings, and videos will demonstrate the relevance and importance of applied ethics.

Learning Outcomes

Understand established moral theory and its applications

Define and analyze ethical issues and principles in a variety of contexts

Identify and communicate ethical motivations and breaches

Apply practical framework for resolving dilemmas

Prerequisites Description