Course Description

Ethics (3-0) Prerequisites: None. A required course for all McMurry students, preferably taken in the student's second semester at McMurry. he course provides an introduction to the major methods of moral reasoning: formalism, utilitarianism, natural law and inclusivist ethics and attempts to develop sensitivity to ethical issues of contemporary society, focusing on rights and duties of individuals and groups and the nature of legitimate needs and values.

Course Objective

To thoroughly acquaint students with the major ethical concepts, methods, and problems of contemporary society and by exposure to a variety of imaginative and factual sources- including stories, films, and case studies-become proficient in identifying moral problems and principles relevant to their understanding and resolution.


Ethics CORE 1300 Syllabus