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The Minor in Bioethics and Society offers students an interdisciplinary approach to the various moral, social, political, and conceptual issues that arise at the ever changing intersection of the life sciences, health, and society.
The minor requires students to take a total of six courses (24 quarter hours):
|Select one of the following foundational bioethics courses:||4|
|ETHICS FOR HEALTH SCIENCES|
|MEDICINE, ETHICS AND SOCIETY|
Note: Only one of these courses may be counted towards satisfaction of the requirement for the minor.
- Students must take a total of four courses, in addition to the foundational bioethics course, in accordance with the following distribution:
Course List Course Title Quarter Hours Ethical Theory Select one of the following: 4 ETHICAL THEORIES TOPICS AND CONTROVERSIES WHAT IS A PERSON? NEUROETHICS CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN ETHICS ETHICS AND PUBLIC POLICY SURVEY OF ETHICS Religious Ethics Select one of the following: 4 RELIGION AND ETHICS I ETHICAL WORLDS: MORAL ISSUES ACROSS CULTURES RELIGION AND ETHICS II Health Science Select one of the following: 4 INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH SCIENCE HEALTH HUMANITIES DEATH AND DYING Sociology Select one of the following: 4 INTRODUCTION TO THE U.S HEALTH CARE SYSTEM SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH AND ILLNESS SOCIOLOGY OF YOUTH HEALTH IMMIGRATION, HEALTH AND ILLNESS HEALTH DISPARITIES SOCIOLOGY OF MENTAL ILLNESS HEALTH AND GLOBALIZATION SOCIOLOGY OF FOOD, IDENTITY, AND INEQUALITY PUBLIC HEALTH AND HIGH RISK BEHAVIOR
Note: Other courses may be substituted for those listed here at the discretion of the Director of the minor if the focus of the specific class is deemed appropriate to satisfy the distribution requirements of the minor.