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Certificate in Ethical Theory and Practice


Students are required to complete 12 credits in courses offered by the Department of Philosophy in the area of ethical theory and practice.

A certificate consists of at least 12 credits; at least 12 credits must be taken in MU course work. Students must meet the minimum GPA requirements for a certificate, which in no case can be lower than 2.0. In addition, a student cannot receive a grade lower than a C- in any course applied towards a certificate in the College. For more information, please see Requirements for an Optional Certificate.

Course Offerings
PHIL 1100The Difference Between Right and Wrong: An Introduction to Ethics3
PHIL 1150Introductory Bioethics3
PHIL 2400Ethics and the Professions3
PHIL 2410Philosophies of War and Peace3
PHIL 2420Ethical Issues in Business3
PHIL 2430Contemporary Moral Issues3
PHIL 2440Medical Ethics3
PHIL 2850Minds and Morals: An Introduction to Moral Psychology3
PHIL 2900Environmental Ethics3
PHIL 3500Existentialism3
PHIL 4500Theories of Ethics3
PHIL 4600Justice, Rights, and the State3
PHIL 4610Law, Liberty, and Justice: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law3