Philosophy Department

Ethics and Social Policy Minor

Study Ethics and Social Policy

The ethics and social policy minor focuses on ethical theory and ethical issues, such as bioethics, environmental ethics, and global ethics. It will help you think critically and independently about, and in turn act conscientiously regarding, the biggest issues facing our world today. Elective courses allow you to choose the classes you want to take in order to tailor this minor to your interests and needs.

Program requirements

The ethics and social policy minor consists of 18 hours, including nine hours of upper-division credit. Included in this are ethics and contemporary issues, environmental ethics and philosophy of law.

Ethics and Social Policy

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science in Education (Non-Certifiable)
Bachelor of Social Work
  1. PHI 115(3), 340(3), 345(3), 350(3)
  2. Complete two courses from: PHI 302(3), 342(3), 513(3)

Adding a minor

The philosophy minor is available with a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science in Education (Non-Certifiable) or Bachelor of Social Work. To add a minor, see your advisor or visit the Academic Advisement Center in University Hall 109.