M.A. in Philosophy - Applied Ethics Concentration

College of Arts and Humanities

This degree offers training in the theoretical justification and the practical application of moral reasoning. Students may choose to concentrate their courses in business ethics or health care ethics or in combination and will develop skills in seeing, analyzing, and resolving problems in the workplace. Prerequisites are six credits of upper-division undergraduate work in philosophy.

Thesis Option

Required Core
PHI 501Graduate Proseminar3
PHI 525Epistemology3
PHI 599Philosophical Concepts and Systems3
PHI 640Seminar3
Philosophy Concentration
Select two of the following:6
Ethical Theories (recommended)
Bioethics (recommended)
Business Ethics (recommended)
Electives 6
Thesis
PHI 600Thesis I3
PHI 610Thesis3
Total Credits Required30

Non-Thesis Option

Required Core
PHI 501Graduate Proseminar3
PHI 525Epistemology3
PHI 599Philosophical Concepts and Systems3
PHI 640Seminar3
Philosophy Concentration
Select two of the following:6
Ethical Theories (recommended)
Bioethics (recommended)
Business Ethics (recommended)
Electives
Select one of the following tracks:12
Business or Healthcare Track
Limited to any one of the following that can be taken for graduate credit: PHI 405, PHI 480, PHI 482, PHI 522
Select other graduate level electives: CRJ 504, GEO 525, HIS 555
Business Track
Culture, Media And Representation
Corporate and Financial Crime
Suburbanization and Land Development
Metropolitan Systems and Problems
Components of Effective Leadership
Business, Society & Environment
Public Human Resource Management
Public Sector Organization Theory
Labor Relations
Special Topics
Independent Study For The Woman Administ
Health-Care Track
DISEASES
Integrative Health
Challenge of HIV/AIDS: ISS-IMP-PREV-CONT
Women's Health Issues A Transcultural Perspective
Evidence-Based Medicine and Public Health
Women's Health Issues A Transcultural Perspective
Approaches to Health Care Delivery
Total Credits Required30
 

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