Philosophy: Ethics Major

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy: Ethics

In addition to the College of Arts & Sciences General Education Requirements, candidates for a B.A. in Philosophy:Ethics option must meet the following requirements:

50 Philosophy credits, to include:

  1. Minimum 25 credits from approved list of ethics and justice-related courses. See below for approved course list.
  2. One from PHIL 115, PHIL 120, or upper-division course in logic (5 credits)
  3. One from PHIL 320, PHIL 330, PHIL 335, or PHIL 340. Adviser must approve substitutions (5 credits)
  4. One from PHIL 322, PHIL 332, PHIL 342, or 400-level course in the same areas. Adviser must approve substitutions (5 credits)
  5. Minimum four UW 400-level philosophy courses, excluding PHIL 484, two of which must be from approved list of ethics and justice-related courses (12-20 credits)
  6. Minimum 25 credits taken through UW
  7. Minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA for all philosophy courses taken

ETHICS/JUSTICE RELATED PHILOSOPHY COURSES

  • PHIL 102 Contemporary Moral Problems
  • PHIL 110 Introduction to Social & Political Philosophy
  • PHIL 114 Philosophical Issues in the Law
  • PHIL 118 Persuasion or Manipulation? The Ethics and Psychology of Influence

  • PHIL 206 Philosophy of Feminism
  • PHIL 207 Issues of Global Justice
  • PHIL 240 Introduction to Ethics
  • PHIL 241 Topics in Ethics
  • PHIL 242 Introduction to Medical Ethics
  • PHIL 243 Environmental Ethics
  • PHIL 291 Ethics in Science
  • PHIL 314 Philosophy of Crime and Punishment
  • PHIL 335 Plato's Republic
  • PHIL 338 Philosophy of Human Rights
  • PHIL 340 History of Ancient Ethics
  • PHIL 342 History of Modern Ethics
  • PHIL 344 History of Recent Ethics
  • PHIL 345 Moral Issues of Life & Death
  • PHIL 346 Personal Values & Human Good
  • PHIL 406 Philosophical Topics in Feminism
  • PHIL 407 International Justice
  • PHIL 408 Philosophy of Diversity
  • PHIL 409 Philosophy of Disability
  • PHIL 410 Social Philosophy
  • PHIL 411 Justice in Health Care
  • PHIL 412 Ethical Theory
  • PHIL 413 Metaethical Theory
  • PHIL 414 Philosophy of Law
  • PHIL 415 Advanced Topics in Animal Welfare
  • PHIL 416 Ethics and Climate Change
  • PHIL 417 Advanced Topics Environmental Ethics
  • PHIL 440 Ethics
  • PHIL 441 Public Health Ethics
  • PHIL 442 Neuroethics

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