The Minor in Ethics

Course Requirements for the Minor: 21 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.

2 courses required:

PHIL 321 Ethics and Human Happiness 3.0 FS *
RELS 346 Ethical Conflicts and Religious Values 3.0 FS *

1 course selected from:

PHIL 201 History of Ancient Philosophy 3.0 FS *
RELS 100 Judaism, Christianity, Islam 3.0 FS *

2 courses selected from:

JOUR 460 Ethical Problems in Mass Media 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: JOUR 101, JOUR 260. For Option in News-Editorial: JOUR 321. For Option in Public Relations: JOUR 341.
PHIL 326 Social Ethics 3.0 FA *
PHIL 327 Biomedical Ethics 3.0 FS *
PHIL 328 Business Ethics and Social Policy 3.0 Inq
PHIL 332 Criminal Justice Ethics 3.0 FS
RELS 341 Religion, Ethics, and Medicine 3.0 Inq

Note: You may count PHIL 327 or RELS 341, but not both.

6 units selected from:

GEOS 354 Science and Ethics 3.0 SP *
Prerequisites: Completion of the General Education Breadth Area B requirement, PHIL 321.
PHIL 104 Personal Values 3.0 FS *
PHIL 320 Ethics 3.0 SP
PHIL 322 Science and Human Values 3.0 SP *
Prerequisites: BIOL 101 or BIOL 108.

This course is also offered as BIOL 322.

PHIL 322H Science and Human Values - Honors 3.0 FA *
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Honors Program, faculty permission.

This course is also offered as BIOL 322H.

PHIL 323 Moral Issues in Parenting 3.0 FS *
PHIL 329 Environmental Ethics 3.0 FS *
PHIL 331 Center for Applied and Professional Ethics (CAPE) Forum 1.0 FS

This course is also offered as RELS 331.

PHIL 334 Ethics and Environmental Sciences 3.0 Inq

This course is also offered as RELS 334.

PHIL 335 Regional Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl 3.0 FA
Prerequisites: PHIL 320 or 321 or 326.
PHIL 341 Justice and Human Rights 3.0 FS *
PHIL 420 Contemporary Moral Theory 3.0 FA WP
Prerequisites: ENGL 130 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher.
PHIL 435 National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl 3.0 SP
Prerequisites: PHIL 335 or faculty permission
PHIL 489 Internship 1.0 -3.0 FS
Prerequisites: Junior standing or above and either 9 units of philosophy or have declared philosophy as a major or minor, faculty permission.
RELS 331 Center for Applied and Professional Ethics (CAPE) Forum 1.0 FS

This course is also offered as PHIL 331.

RELS 332 World Religions and Global Issues 3.0 FS *
RELS 334 Ethics and Environmental Sciences 3.0 Inq

This course is also offered as PHIL 334.

RELS 343 Wealth, Power, and Justice 3.0 SP *
RELS 347 Cross-Cultural Environmental Ethics 3.0 FS *
RELS 348 Jesus, Buddha, and Marx: A Study in Comparative Ethics 3.0 FA
RELS 489 Internship in Religious Studies 1.0 -3.0 FS
Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

Note: In fulfilling this requirement, you may count only one of the following sets of courses:

PHIL 329 or RELS 347;

GEOS 354, PHIL 322, or PHIL 322H.

If RELS 489 is selected, it must be taken for 3 units.