Missouri State University

Philosophy Department

Ethics and Social Policy Minor

Study Ethics and Social Policy

The ethics and social policy minor facilitates the examination of global issues, such as bioethics and applied ethics, preparing you to think critically about 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), 341(3), 345(3)
  2. Complete at least two courses from among the following courses in Applied Ethics: 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.