Degree Requirements

Ethics and Values Major Requirements

Major Program Requirements
Thirty-three credit hours, including the following:
PHIL 107 Ethics
PHIL 324 Ethical Theory
PHIL 496 Ethical Issues in Contemporary Media

Two of the following courses:
CO 308 Communication Ethics
PHIL 206 Environmental Ethics
PHIL 207 Business Ethics
PHIL 208 Bioethics

Three of the following courses:
PHIL 151 Ancient Philosophy
PHIL 202 Medieval Philosophy
PHIL 303 Modern Philosophy
PHIL 304 Contemporary Philosophy

Three of the following courses, to be chosen from three different disciplines:
AN/SO 208 The Family
AN/SO 317 Ethnic and Racial Relations
ART 110 Art Appreciation
CO 280 Gender Communications
PHIL 121 Philosophy of Human Being
PHIL 255 Art and Beauty
PHIL 256 Social and Political Philosophy
PHIL 261 Philosophy and Gender
PHIL 315 20th Century European Philosophy
PO 250 Contemporary Issues in American Politics
PO 342 War and Peace
SO 200 Social Problems
SO 215 Contemporary Issues in Rural and Urban Sociology
SO 351 Medical Sociology
TH 220 Moral Theology
TH 222 Christian Social Teachings
TH 263 Modern Catholic Social Teaching

Other program requirements
1. Modern or classical language through the intermediate level
2. Successful completion of a comprehensive examination at the end of the student's senior year. The philosophy examination consists of written answers to questions selected from a previously disclosed list and an oral discussion of the written answers.
3. Students who choose to graduate with honors prepare an honors thesis. At least the director or one reader must be from the philosophy department. The comprehensive requirement is waived upon successful completion of the thesis.

Ethics and Values Minor Requirements

Minor Program Requirements
Eighteen semester credits including:
PHIL 107 Ethics
PHIL 324 Ethical Theory
PHIL 496 Ethical Issues in Contemporary Media

Two of the following courses:
PHIL 206 Environmental Ethics
PHIL 207 Business Ethics
PHIL 208 Bioethics
CO 308 Communication Ethics

One of the following courses:
AN/SO 208 The Family
AN/SO 317 Ethnic and Racial Relations
ART 110 Art Appreciation
CO 280 Gender Communications
PHIL 121 Philosophy of Human Being
PHIL 255 Art and Beauty
PHIL 256 Social and Political Philosophy
PHIL 261 Philosophy and Gender
PHIL 315 20th Century European Philosophy
PO 250 Contemporary Issues in American Politics
PO 342 War and Peace
SO 200 Social Problems
SO 215 Contemporary Issues in Rural and Urban Sociology
SO 351 Medical Sociology
TH 220 Moral Theology
TH 222 Christian Social Teachings
TH 263 Modern Catholic Social Teaching