This course is an introduction to the principles and techniques of rational decision making in morality. It includes a survey of ethical theories, a review of the basic principles of critical reasoning, and applications of both to moral issues.
Online Prerequisite: ETHC 101
A study of contemporary issues within the context of a biblical ethic of human life. This course will examine Christian principles about human life and flourishing, reflecting on issues concerning the beginning and end of human life as well those social and personal factors that promote a flourishing human life. Topics will include: Personhood, abortion, personal relationships, social and class relationships, social conflicts, euthanasia and assisted suicide.
A study of biological principles of physiology, genetics and disease with emphasis on application to human life. Topics are explored from a scientific and biological standpoint through a Biblical worldview. Successful students in this course will apply scientific knowledge and learned critical thinking skills to societal issues. Meets natural science requirement.