Jan 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Ethics Minor

Department Contact:

Chair: Dr. Rosemary Bertocci
Coordinator: Dr. Timothy Menta

Program Description:

The ethics minor at Saint Francis University is focused on expanding and honing critical thinking skills so that you can read, write, and think with a critical eye to the world and self in relation to ethics and ethical problems. Our courses offer a comprehensive study of the major ethical theories, history of philosophy, with an emphasis on applied ethics.

Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the minor, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the major philosophical ethical theories and perspectives;
  • Demonstrate clear and logical ethical reasoning with regard to contemporary ethical issues and problems;
  • Demonstrate the ability to articulate in writing and speech the practice of good argumentation and philosophical debate with regard to contemporary ethical issues and problems.

Total Credits Required:

18 credits