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Archive 2021 - 2022 > Undergraduate studies > Honours B.A. in Ethics and Contemporary Social Issues

Honours B.A. in Ethics and Contemporary Social Issues

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  • Program requirements

Foundational Courses (12 units)

Compulsory Courses: 12 units

HTP1102 Approaches in the Humanities: Interpreting the Human Experience
HTP1103 People, Social Justice and Ecology
HTP1105 Critical Analysis, Reading and Writing Academic Works
HTP1106 The First Peoples in Canada

Discipline Specific Courses (60 units)

Compulsory Courses: 42 units

PHI1105 Introduction to Critical Thinking
PHI2141 Fundamentals of Democracy and Governance
PHI2142 Utilitarian Ethics
PHI2143 Deontological Ethics
PHI2144 Virtue Ethics
PHI2146 Social Justice
PHI2181 Human Knowledge
PHI2182 Philosophical Anthropology
PHI3133 Feminist Ethics
PHI3307 Ethics, Multiculturalism and Immigration
PHI3308 Ethics and Public Service
PHI3901 Internship I / Stage I
PHI4121 Applied Ethics in Organizational Contexts
PHI4181 Research Project

Optional Courses: 18 units

9 units from:
ISC2306 Media and Ethics
PHI2111 History of Western Ethics
PHI2121 Ethics and New Biotechnologies
PHI2185 Ethics and Education
PHI3134 Environmental and Animal Ethics
PHI3383 Conservatism and Libertarianism
PHI3385 Marx and Marxian Traditions

9 units from:
PHI3129 Ethics, AI and Big Data
PHI3309 Ethics and Religion
PHI4119 Ethics, War and Terrorism
PHI4155 Selected Topics in Ethics and Politics
PHI4313 Ethics and Disability
PHI4901 Internship II / Stage II

Elective Courses (48 units)

Students choose 48 units or a minor (30 units) and 18 units.

12 units must be at the 3000 or 4000 level.