Applied Ethics - PHL 202

Applied Ethics
General Education
Course Number
PHL 202


This course examines the dynamic role of ethics in modern society. Students analyze ethical standards through philosophical beliefs and values in personal and professional settings.

Learning Outcomes

Examine the field of ethics in terms of its components and relation to other fields.
Explain Kantian ethics and reasoning as the foundation of ethics.
Examine conflict in ethics based on reason, feelings, emotions, affection, duty and intuition
Examine the different theories about ethics and ethical reasoning.
Examine egoism, relativism and pragmatism from an ethical perspective.
Discuss the impact of moral consideration and its influence on our behavior and actions
Assess moral objectivism from an ethical perspective.
Examine the links between free will, moral responsibility, and ethics.
Compare and contrast the different views concerning ethics.


Required Materials & Textbooks:

The Required Materials cost (Course Pack) —including standard shipping within the United States— is $115. This includes:

•    Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR) - $115
•    Additional practical lab materials may be required when the course is offered.

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Course materials and textbooks average $300 per 3-credit course. For more information about tuition and fees, please visit

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Maximum Enrollment: 30 students


Last updated 7/22/18

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