Bioethics

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Course Number: 
HUM 2020
Semester: 
As Required
Subject: 
Humanities (HUM)
Credits 
3.00

This course explores ethical issues and decision-making processes involved in biomedical research and practice as viewed from legal, medical, social, and philosophical perspectives. The student applies philosophical frameworks, theoretical approaches, argument development skills, and critical thinking to address moral questions pertaining to the beginning and end of life; biotechnology and genetic experimentation; justice in healthcare; responsibilities of physicians; environmental health; and other pertinent subjects.  

3 hours of lecture per week

Prerequisites

ENG 1061 or equivalent