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

Honours B.A. with Major 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 (42 units)

Compulsory Course: 30 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

Optional Courses: 12 units

6 units from:
PHI3129 Ethics, AI and Big Data
PHI3134 Environmental and Animal Ethics
PHI3309 Ethics and Religion
PHI3383 Conservatism and Libertarianism
PHI3385 Marx and Marxian Traditions

6 units from:
PHI4119 Ethics, War and Terrorism
PHI4121 Applied Ethics in Organizational Contexts
PHI4155 Selected Topics in Ethics and Politics
PHI4313 Ethics and Disability

Elective Courses (66 units)

Students complete a second major (42 units) and 24 units or a minor (30 units) and 36 units.

18 units must be of 3000 or 4000 level.