An interdisciplinary program of studies designed to provide students with an understanding of applied ethics from two perspectives, philosophy and theology. The minor introduces students to the differences and similarities in philosophical and theological approaches to applied ethics, different theories of ethics in these two disciplines, and how to relate the two. Contact: Julia A. Fleming, Professor of Theology; Anne Ozar, Associate Professor of Philosophy

Minor in Applied Ethics Requirements: 18 Credits

Foundational Ethics
Select one of the following:3
Philosophical Ethics
Philosophical Ethics: Cortina Community
Philosophical Ethics: Poverty
Philosophical Ethics: Energy and Environment
Theological Ethics
Select two of the following:6
Social Justice in Selected Global Faith Traditions
Introduction to Liberation Theology
God is Green
Contemporary Moral Problems
Christian Sexual Ethics
Catholic Social Teaching
The Rwanda Genocide as a Challenge for the Church
Philosophical Ethics
Select two of the following:6
Moral Philosophy
Ethics and the Professions
Philosophy of Feminism
Environmental Ethics
History of Ethics
Moral Psychology
Ethics and Public Policy
Health Care, Society, And Values
Additional Ethics Elective
Select one additional course from the lists above or from the following:3
Christian Ethics Of War And Peace
Biomedical Ethics: Philosophical and Theological Approaches
Theological Ethics: Applying Moral Principles
Theological Ethics: Sexual and Gender Issues
Theological Ethics: Moral Perception and Moral Blindness
Total Credits18