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PHIL1200 – Applied and Professional Ethics pdf

Credits: 3 (3/0/0)
Description: Meets MnTC Goal Areas 2 and 9. In this course students will explore ethical issues that arise in professional settings including business, medical and technical settings. The course will also look at the philosophical underpinnings of current professional policies and how philosophy can offer insights that can enhance and deepen such policies.
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
  1. Explain ethical implications of current professional policies and codes.
  2. Demonstrate awareness of distinctions between ethical reasoning, codes of conduct, and professional policies.
  3. Articulate informed responses to current workplace controversies.
  4. Explain, in writing, different positions taken on issues within professional ethics.
  5. Analyze underlying philosophical assumptions and underpinnings of professional codes of conduct.
  6. Compare and contrast divergent ethical positions on professional and workplace matters.
  7. Criticize, in writing, divergent ethical viewpoints within workplace and professional settings.
  8. Develop and demonstrate individual ethical reasoning and point of view (as they relate to professional and workplace settings) in written assignment.
  9. Demonstrate comprehension of complex and abstract concepts discussed in class and readings through examination and in class participation.
MnTC goal areas:
  • 2. Critical Thinking
  • 9. Ethical and Civic Responsibility

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