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Bioethics Minor

Minor in Bioethics

1.  Required Courses:  9sh

  • PHI 040  Introduction to Ethics
  • PHI 210  Medical Ethics
  • PHI 113 Environmental Philosophy

2.  Select one of the following two courses (3/4 sh)

  • BIO 010/011  Introduction to Biology (with lab)
  • BIO 104/105  Principles of Biology (4 credits, with lab)

3.  Select one of the following courses (3sh)

  • BIO 130  Environmental Issues (Global Perspectives)
  • BIO 140  Biology and Society
  • BIO/ENV 222/223  Environmental Biology (with lab)
  • BIO 242/243  Ecosystem Ecology (with lab)
  • ENV 100/101  Introduction to Environmental Science (with lab; Env. Science majors only)
  • GEG 210  Environmental Conservation

4.  Electives:  Select one of the following courses (3 sh):

  • ANT 125 The Anthropology of Death and Dying
  • ANT 254 Medical Anthropology
  • ANT 272  Human Genetics
  • ECO 322 The Economics of Health and Medicine
  • GEG 212 - Geography of Natural Hazards
  • GEG 225 - Spaces of Globalization
  • GEG 323 - Global Warming
  • GEG 341 - Environmental Planning
  • GEG 343 - Land Use Planning
  • HEA 370 Selected Topics in Health*
  • HEA 380 Independent Study in Health*
  • HEA 395 Honors Health Independent Study/Thesis
  • HEA 421 Critical Issues in Health
  • PHI 125 Philosophical Aspects of Death and Dying
  • PHI 225 Persons, Life, and Death
  • PHI 235 Topics in Moral Theory
  • PHI 245 Human Love and Sexual Morality
  • PHI 330 Philosophy of Science
  • POL 258 The Administration of U.S. Environmental Law
  • POL 435 Technology and Contemporary Politics and Society
  • PSY 255 Environmental Psychology
  • PSY 331 Health Psychology: Biopsychosocial Factors in Health and Illness
  • SOC/SWK 290 Social Gerontology and Social Welfare
  • SOC 335  Introduction to Public Health
  • SWK 130 Poverty and Social Welfare
  • SWK 328 Child Welfare and Social Work

* Approval of topic by Philosophy Department required for this course to count toward minor.