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

How Usman Baqai ’17 continues to use his double major in Biology and Applied Ethics

Usman Baqai is a 5th year MD/PhD student at Thomas Jefferson University dedicated to improving healthcare in Muslim communities.
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Deans’ Office

Applied Ethics

Kelly Sorensen, Coordinator