Tracks

In cases where there is more than one option for a track requirement, the option not taken to satisfy the track requirement can be taken to satisfy a track elective. For example, under track 1, a student might take THL 4200 as a required course and then take THL 5950 to satisfy one of the electives for the track.

Track 1 - Ethics and Health Care

Required Track Courses (2)

PHI 2115 - Ethics for Health Care Professionals
And
THL 4200 - Ethics of Life & Death
Or
THL 5950 - Death & Dying

Elective Track Courses (2)

BIO 3351 - Genetics
BIO 3595 - General Microbiology
BIO 4205 - Cell Biology
BIO 4285 - Developmental Biology
BIO 4355 - Experimental Genetics
NUR 4130 - Contemporary Issues & Trends in Nursing
NUR 4800 - Women's Health Issues
NUR 8961 - Political Action in Health Policy
PHI 4125 - Bioethics
PHI 2450/PJ 2600 - Catholic Social Thought
SOC 3400 - Medical Sociology
THL 4100 - Christian Ethics
THL 5840 - Feminist Ethics

To inquire about when a particular course will be offered, in the future, you can contact:

the Philosophy Department at x94690

the Theology and Religious Studies Department at x94730

the Biology Department at x94830

or the College of Nursing at x94900

*Topics courses will meet requirements for the ethics concentration with the permission of the director.

Track 2 - Ethics, Politics, and Law

Required Track Courses (2)

PHI 2400 - Social & Political Philosophy
And
PHI 2300 - Philosophy of Law
Or
THL 4300 - Ethical Issues in Peace & Justice

Elective Track Courses (2)

COM 3201 - Rhetoric & Social Justice
CRJ 3000 - Criminology
CRJ 3200 - Police & Society
CRJ 3320 - Criminal Law and Community
CRJ 3500 - Capital Punishment
CRJ 3800 - Introduction to Victimology
GEO 2000 - Political Geography
HUM 4200 - Forgiveness: Personal & Political
PHI 2140 - Philosophy of Criminal Justice
PHI 2450/PJ 2600 - Catholic Social Thought
PJ 2250 - Violence & Justice in the World
PJ 3400 - War and Morality
PJ 5100 - Discrimination, Justice & the Law
PSC 2700 - Women & Politics
PSC 2750 - Black Politics
PSC 3400 - Supreme Court & 1st Amendment
PSC 3500 - Supreme Court & Equality
PSC 3600 - Criminal Justice System
PSC 4120 - The Politics of Immigration
PSC 5800 - Politics of International Economy
SOC 2700 - Business & Society
SOC 2900 - Politics, Economy, & Society
SOC 3000 - Criminology
THL 4250 - Global Poverty & Justice
THL 4310 - War & Morality
THL 4340/PJ 5400 - Ethics, Justice & the Family
THL 4360 - Option for the Poor
THL 4350 - Charity/Solidarity
THL 5840 - Feminist Ethics

To inquire about when a particular course will be offered, in the future, you can contact:

the Philosophy Department at x94690

the Theology and Religious Studies Department at x94730

the Center for Peace and Justice Education (PJ) at x94499

the Political Science Department at x94710

the Sociology and Criminology Department at x94740

or the Economics Department at x94370

*Topics courses will meet requirements for the ethics concentration with the permission of the director.

Track 3 - Ethics, Economics, and Public Policy

Required Track Courses (2)

PHI 2450 / PJ 2600 - Catholic Social Thought
Or
THL 4320 - Social Teachings of the Christian Church
And
PJ 5200 / SOC 2950 - Perspectives in US Poverty
Or
ECO 4200 - Economics of Catholic Social Thought

Elective Track Courses (2)

BL 1090 - Legal Environment in Business & Society
COM 3201 - Rhetoric & Social Justice
COM 3600 - Social Justice Documentary
ECO 3108 - Global Political Economy
ECO 3123 - Labor Economics
ECO 3127 - Economic Underdeveloped Areas
ECO 3140 - Urban Economics
ECO 3118 - Women & the Economy
GEO 2100 - Economic Geography
HIS 2276 - American Environmental History
MGT 2208 - Business in the Emerging Economy
MKT 2349 - Continuing Topics in Mareting
PA 2000 - Public Policy
PHI 2121 - Environmental Ethics
PHI 2130 - Business Ethics
PHI 2150 - Engineering Ethics
PHI 2160 - Ethics of War
PHI 2170 - Mass Media Ethics
PHI 2400 - Social & Political Philosophy
PJ 2000 - Ethical Issues in Peace & Justice
PJ 2250 - Violence & Justice in the World
PJ 2400 - Charity & Solidarity
PJ 2500 - Education & Social Justice
PJ 3400 - War & Morality
PJ 4600 - Global Poverty & Justice
PJ 5100 - Discrimination, Justice & Law
PSC 2600 - Public Policy
PSC 2800 - Public Administration
PSC 3100 - Government & Business
PSC 3800 - Environmental Law
PSC 5600 - Human Rights
THL 4300 - Ethical Issues in Peace & Justice
THL 4340/PJ 5400 - Ethics, Justice, & the Family
THL 4600 - Global Poverty & Justice

To inquire about when a particular course will be offered, in the future, you can contact:

the Philosophy Department at x94690

the Theology and Religious Studies Department at x94730

the Center for Peace and Justice Education (PJ) at x94499

the Political Science Department at x94710

the Sociology and Criminology Department at x94740

or the Economics Department at x94370

*Topics courses will meet requirements for the ethics concentration with the permission of the director.

Track 4 - Ethical Issues in Science, Technology, and Environment

Required Track Courses (2)

PJ 2200 - Caring for the Earth
Or
PHI 2121 - Environmental Ethics
And
HIS 2276 - American Environmental Hist
Or
HIS 4527 - Frankenstein to Artificial Life

Elective Track Courses (2)

BIO 1555 - Environmental Science
BIO 3255 - Introductory Ecology
BIO 3351 - Genetics
BIO 3661 - Environment & Human Health
BIO 4451 - Field Ecology & Evolution
BIO 4801 - Conservation Biology
CHE 2930 - Catholic Social Teaching for Engineers
CHE 5715 - Alternative Energy
CHM 1054 - Environmental Chemistry
EGR 2001 - Humanistic Context
ECO 1104 - Environment & the Economy
GEV 2300 - Population Geography
GEV 2523 - Global Change in Local Places
PHI 2150 - Engineering Ethics
PHI 2180 - Computer Ethics
PHI 2430 - Eco-Feminism
PHI 2550 - Technology & Society
PHI 2700 - Philosophy of Science
PHI 2900 - Green Political Theory
PJ 5000 - Growing Into Justice through Agriculture
PSC 2625 - Environmental Policy
PSC 3800 - Environmental Law
THL 4250 - Global Poverty & Justice
THL 4330 - Christian Environmental Ethics
THL 4600 - Global Poverty & Justice

To inquire about when a particular course will be offered, in the future, you can contact:

the Philosophy Department at x94690

the Theology and Religious Studies Department at x94730

the Center for Peace and Justice Education (PJ) at x94499

the Biology Department at x94830

the History Department at x94660

the Political Science Department at x94710

the Sociology and Criminology Department at x94740

or the Economics Department at x94370

*Topics courses will meet requirements for the ethics concentration with the permission of the director.

News

Here are some of our past and upcoming events. Visit this section often to keep up-to-date on all of the exciting things happening in the program.

Annual Ethics Lecture

Ethics for Lunch Schedule

Annual Undergraduate Ethics Symposium

Annual Praxis Award in Professional Ethics

Learn more about the Catherine of Siena Ethics Teaching Fellowship

Returning Soldiers' Project