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Archive 2012 - 2013 > Undergraduate studies > Ethics (Philosophy) (Honours Bachelor of Arts)

Ethics (Philosophy) (Honours Bachelor of Arts)

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  • Program requirements

Foundational Courses (24 credits)

Compulsory Courses: 21 credits

  • HTP1101 Trends in Western Thought
  • HTP1102 Artistic and Literary Imagination: Expressions of the Human Experience
  • HTP1103 People, Politics and the Planet
  • HTP1104 Faith, Justice and the Common Good
  • ISC2309 English Composition
  • ISC2314 Public Speaking
  • PHI2181 Human Knowledge

Optional Courses: 3 credits from

  • MIS2103 World Religions
  • THO1306 Exploring the Sacred
  • THO1307 Understanding the Bible

Discipline Specific Courses (60 credits)

Compulsory Courses: 30 credits

  • PHI1105 Introduction to Philosophical Reasoning
  • PHI1106 Philosophy and the Meaning of Life
  • PHI2111 History of Ethics
  • PHI2153 Christian Philosophers
  • PHI2182 Human Existence
  • PHI3140 Kant’s Ethical Theory
  • PHI3183 Moral Philosophy
  • PHI4121 Applied Ethics
  • PHI4130 Aristotle’s Ethical Theory
  • PHI4181 Seminar in Ethics

Optional Courses: 30 credits

 15 credits from:

  • ISC2306 Media and Ethics
  • PHI1110 Elementary Logic
  • PHI2121 Texts in Ethics
  • PHI2184 Philosophy of Religion
  • PHI2185 Ethics and Education
  • PHI2311 Selected Topics in Philosophy I
  • PHI2397 Business Ethics (UO)
  • PHI2398 Environmental Ethics (UO)

15 credits from:

  • ISC3303 Professional Ethics in Communication
  • PAP4355 Ethics and Public Affairs (UO)
  • PHI3107 Thomas Aquinas
  • PHI3131 Ethics Counselling
  • PHI3141 Augustine
  • PHI3307 Ethics and Multiculturalism
  • PHI3308 Ethics and Politics
  • PHI3309 Ethics and Religion
  • PHI4113 Military and Peacekeeping Ethics
  • PHI4155 Selected Topics in Philosophy II
  • SOC3111 Ethics, Technology and Society (UO)

Elective Courses (36 credits)

  •  Students choose 36 credits or a minor and 6 credits to complete their bachelor program.
  • 6 credits must be of 3000 or 4000 level.