Applied Ethics Concentration

Both applied ethics and philosophy of art and culture concentrations include courses in philosophy and other disciplines from art, English, history, interdisciplinary studies, theatre, sociology, and psychology to education, social work and business, among others. It prepares students to join professions such as law, medicine, social work, psychology, and others as well as for graduate school.

Applied ethics has five focus options:

  • Business ethics
  • Environmental ethics
  • Legal ethics
  • Medical ethics
  • Social ethics

Please see the online catalog for further details.

Students should choose one focus option and follow the requirements.

These two concentrations will help students grasp representative ethical and aesthetic issues and ways of dealing with them, further their personal development, apply philosophical methods to intellectual problems, and see how ethical and aesthetic inquiry relate to other disciplines and human life more generally. It provides the foundation and unified vision for disciplines such as law, politics, humanities, and social science.