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Learn how to process information, make decisions, and communicate ethically. Our minor in ethics complements a career in many professions, including science, medicine, business, and education.

What You Will Learn

Through this minor, you will learn major ethical theories, as well as how to:

  • construct an argument;
  • analyze and assess arguments;
  • read complex texts; and
  • identify and assess value claims

Program Requirements


If you want to learn more about this minor, please contact the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies.

As an ethics minor, you’ll take courses in applied ethics and ethical theory across a wide range of professional and academic fields.

Total Credits: 18


A few of the classes you might take include the following:

  • PHIL 230 Environmental Ethics
  • RELS 210 Religion, Morality, and Public Debate
  • PHIL 415 Topics in Neuropsychology

For a complete list of all the courses you will take and their descriptions, please see our Course Catalog.

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How to Enroll

To enroll in the ethics minor, students should contact our academic advisor.

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