Figures and Topics
Know basic concepts, figures, texts, and issues of moral philosophy; know basic normative theories in ethics, including deontology, utilitarianism, virtue theory, subjectivism, relativism, divine command theory, natural law, social contract theory, and care ethics.
Learn how to apply normative theories to ethical problems, questions, and situations.
Learn how to integrate philosophical skills and practices with religious convictions, while cultivating a respect for contrary points of view.
Critical Reading and Writing
Practice philosophical analysis and argument orally and in writing; write a cogent and well-researched essay on ethics.