This course is designed to give students a basic understanding of moral and ethical theories and concepts. The coursework and course discussions will encourage students to solve ethical dilemmas by identifying and applying moral and ethical theories. Moreover, students will be encouraged to explain their reasoning from cultural, professional, and personal standpoints. Ethical theories covered will include virtue ethics, deontology (Kant’s theory), utilitarianism and social contract theory.
Credits: 4.5 units
BHMT participants are responsible for making sure selected course(s) will transfer to the accepting institution.
Disclaimer: This course will NOT meet the critical thinking requirement for the RN-BSN program.