Applied Ethics

Do the right thing.
Think and talk about it carefully, too.

Applied Ethics is an interdisciplinary minor that explores ethical issues in every area of life, including:

  • medicine
  • business
  • politics
  • law
  • the environment
  • media and communications

Courses in the minor seek to develop your ability to think critically about moral considerations in various contexts.  Courses are drawn from the departments of philosophy, politics, environmental studies, business and economics, sociology, and media and communications.  The minor is a valuable supplement to a variety of undergraduate majors.

Applied Ethics News

Should We Be Playing God?

With the advent of new technology, the genomes of living things can be edited to produce desired effects. Could this mean an end to all human disease?
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Corson Hall

Deans’ Office

Applied Ethics

Kelly Sorensen, Coordinator