Ethics Minor

Understanding ethical practices and increasing ethical knowledge is important to a successful life, both personally and professionally. Tailored to students majoring in other disciplines, UM-Missoula s Ethics Minor is designed to enhance the capacities of critical thinking, social engagement, and reflection on major moral issues. The interdisciplinary curriculum provides students with training in ethical frameworks and methods to help ensure successful execution of both future professional duties and personal endeavors. Students will acquire tools for critical reflection that will help them to address the major moral challenges of the 21st century, and strengthen their ability to pursue careers in business, science, journalism, advocacy, nonprofit work, law, and health care (among others).

Minor - Ethics

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 18

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2020-21

Note: Students must complete a minimum of 18 credits in ethics/value courses; at least 6 credits must be in courses numbered 300 and higher.

Summary

Lower Division Ethics/Value Requirement

3

Upper Division Ethics/Value Requirement

6

Elective Ethics/Value Requirement

9

Total Hours

18


Lower-Division Ethics/Value Requirement

Note: PHL 110E, PHL 112E, and PHL 114E fulfill the Ethical & Human Values General Education requirement. PHL 210E fulfills the "Approved Writing Course" and "Ethical & Human Values" General Education requirements.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

PHL 110E

Introduction to Ethics

PHL 112E

Intro Ethics and Environment

PHL 114E

Intro to Political Ethics

PHL 210E

Moral Philosophy

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Ethics/Value Requirement

Note: Special Topics courses taught at the 300- or 400-level (PHL 391, PHL 491) may count as upper-division ethics/value courses at the discretion of the Philosophy Department advisor provided that the course has suitable content.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete two of the following courses:

6

PHL 311

The Good, Right, Beautiful

PHL 317E

Law and Morality

PHL 321E

Philosophy & Biomedical Ethics

PHL 323

Ethics of Climate Change

PHL 351

Philosophy and Feminism

PHL 412

Ethics and Public Affairs

PHL 422

Environmental Philosophy

PHL 427

Topics in Philosophy of Art

PHL 429

Philosophy in Literature

PHL 449

History of Moral and Political Philosophy

PHL 450

Contemporary Moral/Political Theory

PHL 455

Philosophy of Society and Culture

Total Hours

6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Elective Ethics/Value Requirement

Note: Courses that satisfy either the Lower-Division Ethics/Value requirement or the Upper-Division Ethics/Value requirement cannot also satisfy the Elective Ethics/Value requirement.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete three of the following courses:

9

AHMS 270E

Medical Ethics

BGEN 220E

Business Ethics and Social Responsibility

CHMY 305E

Ethics, Literature and Writing in the Sciences

CLAS 365E

The Roots of Western Ethics

CSCI 215E

Social & Ethical Issues in CS

CSCI 315E

Computers, Ethics, and Society

EDU 407E

Ethics & Policy Issues

ENST 320E

Earth Ethics

GEO 304E

Science and Society

GH 316E

Talking to God: Bhagavad Gita

HONR 122E

Ways of Knowing II

HSTR 272E

Terrorism:Viol Mod Wrld

HTH 475E

Legal and Ethical Issues Health and Exercise Professions

NASX 303E

Ecological Perspectives in Native American Traditions

NASX 304E

Native American Beliefs/Philos

NRSM 349E

Climate Change Ethics/Policy

NRSM 389E

Ethics and Sustainability

PHL 110E

Introduction to Ethics

PHL 112E

Intro Ethics and Environment

PHL 114E

Intro to Political Ethics

PHL 210E

Moral Philosophy

PHL 311

The Good, Right, Beautiful

PHL 317E

Law and Morality

PHL 321E

Philosophy & Biomedical Ethics

PHL 323

Ethics of Climate Change

PHL 351

Philosophy and Feminism

PHL 412

Ethics and Public Affairs

PHL 422

Environmental Philosophy

PHL 427

Topics in Philosophy of Art

PHL 429

Philosophy in Literature

PHL 449

History of Moral and Political Philosophy

PHL 450

Contemporary Moral/Political Theory

PHL 455

Philosophy of Society and Culture

PSCI 250E

Intro to Political Theory

RLST 281E

Comparative Ethics

S W 410E

Social Work Ethics

Total Hours

9

Minimum Required Grade: C-