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Learn how to apply ethical reasoning and ethical theories to a wide range of fields by pursuing our minor in ethics.

With courses that cover topics such as bioethics and environmental ethics, this minor is ideal for you if you’re majoring in the sciences, nursing, or another medical profession. This program also pairs well with any business major or professional field.

What You Will Learn

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

  • construct an argument
  • analyze and assess arguments
  • read complex texts
  • 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 will take include:

  • PHIL 230 Environmental Ethics
  • PHIL 235 Bioethics
  • RELS 210 Religion, Morality, and Public Debate
  • PHIL 380 Justice
  • 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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