Ethics Minor

The minor in ethics equips students to become aware of the basis of moral thought, develop critical thinking skills related to moral evaluations, and engage in ethical behavior. (18 units)

Lower Division Requirements

 

Choose one of the following courses:

CST110 Old Testament Survey

A survey of the books of the Old Testament and their theological contribution to the overall storyline of the Bible. Attention is also given to the historical and cultural context of ancient Israel. Fulfills general education requirement for non-Christian Studies majors. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

CST110-A
Mobley, Richard A.
05/03/2021 T 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
CST110-B
Cress, Andrew James
06/28/2021 W 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
CST110-C
Co, Adamson
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus P280
CST110-F
Mosteller, Angela Michelle
09/07/2021 M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS 202
CST110-I
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
09/07/2021 T 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM BUS 203
CST110-D
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
09/07/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 203
CST110-A
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
09/07/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 203
CST110-G
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
09/07/2021 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS 203
CST110-E
Wilson, Danny K.
09/07/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 202
CST110-H
Chute, Anthony L.
09/07/2021 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 204
CST110-B
Mooney, David Jeffrey
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 125
CST110-A
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
01/10/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus M262
CST110-D
Co, Adamson
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus M262
CST110-E
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus M262
CST110-F
Welbaum, Sam D.
01/10/2022 M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS 202
CST110-G
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus M262
CST110-H
Estrada, Gabriel Carlos
01/10/2022 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Health Science Campus M262
CST110-I
Co, Adamson
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center A110
CST110-J
Co, Adamson
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center A110
CST110-B
Mooney, David Jeffrey
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 125
CST110-C
Mooney, David Jeffrey
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 125

CST130 New Testament Survey

A survey of the books of the New Testament and their contributions to the overall storyline of the Bible. Special attention is given to the life of Jesus and the development of the early church in their historical, cultural, and theological settings. Fulfills general education requirement for non-Christian Studies majors. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

CST130-A
Mobley, Richard A.
06/28/2021 W 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
CST130-K
Mobley, Richard A.
09/07/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center B259
CST130-H
Mobley, Richard A.
09/07/2021 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center B259
CST130-I
Vera, Andres D.
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 203
CST130-G
Vera, Andres D.
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 203
CST130-F
Vera, Andres D.
09/07/2021 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 203
CST130-E
Vera, Andres D.
09/07/2021 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS 203
CST130-C
Cate, James J.
09/07/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 123
CST130-B
Cate, James J.
09/07/2021 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS 123
CST130-A
Cate, James J.
09/07/2021 M 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM BUS 123
CST130-D
Cate, James J.
09/07/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 123
CST130-J
Mobley, Richard A.
01/10/2022 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
CST130-E
Vera, Andres D.
01/10/2022 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Health Science Campus M260
CST130-F
Vera, Andres D.
01/10/2022 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Health Science Campus M262
CST130-G
Cress, Andrew James
01/10/2022 T 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM BUS 202
CST130-H
Vera, Andres D.
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus M260
CST130-I
Vera, Andres D.
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus M260
CST130-A
Cate, James J.
01/10/2022 M 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM BUS 123
CST130-B
Cate, James J.
01/10/2022 TTh 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM BUS 123
CST130-C
Cate, James J.
01/10/2022 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM BUS 123
CST130-D
Cate, James J.
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 123

 

Choose one of the following courses:

PHI213 Intro to Philosophy

This course introduces students to the meaning and basic categories of philosophy such as epistemology and philosophy of religion. This is accomplished through an exploration of the primary issues and central figures within the discipline. Particular relevance is given to the development of a Christian worldview and the role philosophy plays in life and culture. (3 units; Fall/Spring & OPS)

PHI213-F
Mosteller, Timothy
09/07/2021 M 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM BUS ONLN
PHI213-D
Mosteller, Timothy
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 204
PHI213-B
Leonard, Matthew J
09/07/2021 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus M262
PHI213-C
Leonard, Matthew J
09/07/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus M262
PHI213-A
Leonard, Matthew J
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center A111
PHI213-A
Leonard, Matthew J
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 203
PHI213-B
Mosteller, Timothy
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 202
PHI213-C
Mosteller, Timothy
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 202
PHI213-D
Leonard, Matthew J
01/10/2022 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center A111

WLD181 Goodness, Truth and Beauty

This class explores the concept and reality of truth, goodness, and beauty in the world as it relates to culture, the Bible, worldviews, and human flourishing. Students will survey the concepts of truth, goodness, and beauty through history from both special and general revelation and develop a model for accurately understanding and valuing the created world. Students will develop their discernment to live the “good” life and be equipped to promote what is true, pure, lovely, and of good repute for the good of all. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

WLD181-A
Mosteller, Timothy
05/03/2021 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
WLD181-C
Quan, Keith A.
09/07/2021 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Health Science Campus N271
WLD181-E
Quan, Keith A.
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus N271
WLD181-A
Groza, Adam Paul
09/07/2021 M 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Yeager Center ONLN
WLD181-B
Mosteller, Timothy
09/07/2021 M 3:45 PM - 5:45 PM BUS ONLN
WLD181-D
Welbaum, Sam D.
09/07/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM BUS 123
WLD181-F
Welbaum, Sam D.
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 123
WLD181-B
Quan, Keith A.
01/10/2022 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
WLD181-D
Quan, Keith A.
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA
WLD181-A
Welbaum, Sam D.
01/10/2022 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS 202
WLD181-C
Groza, Adam Paul
01/10/2022 M 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM BUS ONLN
WLD181-E
Mosteller, Timothy
01/10/2022 M 3:45 PM - 5:45 PM BUS ONLN
WLD181-F
Mosteller, Timothy
01/10/2022 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 204
WLD181-G
Leonard, Matthew J
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 202
WLD181-H
Leonard, Matthew J
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 204

 

Upper Division Requirements

 

CST370 The Christian Faith

An exploration of the biblical truths of Scripture, God, humanity, sin, Jesus, the Holy Spirit, salvation, the Christian life, the church, and the life to come. Students will examine each major doctrine and understand its place in the biblical story. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

CST370-A
Chung, Soojin
05/03/2021 W 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
CST370-C
Co, Adamson
09/07/2021 T 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Building 36 36B
CST370-A
Co, Adamson
09/07/2021 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus P280
CST370-B
Gonet, Christina D.
01/10/2022 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
CST370-C
Gonet, Christina D.
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
CST370-A
Co, Adamson
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

PHI323 Ethics

This course is an appraisal of the major metaethical positions within Western philosophy such as deontological, utilitarian, and virtue ethics in light of the Christian worldview for the purpose of analyzing and synthesizing theories regarding human conduct. Attention is given to major figures in the history of ethics as well as the nature of ethical language and the concept of value. Prerequisite: PHI 213 or WLD 181. (3 units; Fall, even years)

PHI323-A
Cochran, Gregory C.
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B251

PHI482 Bioethics

This course surveys the philosophical foundations for Christian morality and addresses a variety of contemporary bioethical issues, such as cloning, human enhancement, euthanasia, and disability. (3 units; Spring, odd years)

 

Complete three additional units from the following:

ACC480 Accounting Ethics

This course focuses on the ethical and professional responsibilities of CPAs in public and private practice. Ethical reasoning, corporate governance, decision making and ethical frameworks will be examined to provide a base of understanding. The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and other professional standards will be studied as they apply to the practice of accounting. Prerequisite: Senior status. (3 units; Fall)

ACC480-A
Kaminski, Ellen Elizabeth
09/07/2021 M 9:30 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 253

AIR303 Air Force Leadership and Management III

Ethics in modern society and the military, including the “Standards of Conduct” and the principles of modern war. (2 units)

CIT360 Legal and Ethicl Practices in IT

This course offers extensive and topical coverage of the legal, ethical, and societal implications of information technology. Students will learn about issues such as file sharing, infringement of intellectual property, security risks, internet crime, identity theft, employee surveillance, privacy, compliance, social networking, and ethics of it corporations. Students will gain an excellent foundation in ethical decision making for current and future business managers and it professionals. (3 units; OPS)

CJS304 Ethics for Law Enforcement

A traditional exploration of the field of law enforcement ethics, which broadly encompasses the history of justice and theories of morality and ethics from antiquity to the modern age. It will also cover the ethical problems unique to law enforcement such as "shoot - no shoot" scenarios, the use of force in general, racial profiling and hate crimes, opportunities for corruption in the context of the War on Drugs, and various other law enforcement issues. (3 units; OPS)

COM375 Legl, Ethcl, and Soc Fdtn Comm

Explores philosophical and theoretical foundations of ethics in communication and public relations. Emphasis is placed on rhetorical, cultural, interpersonal and organizational contexts of communication studies. Ethical dilemmas in communication studies and public relations are analyzed from a Christian worldview and theoretical perspective. (3 units; OPS)

CST315 Old Testament Ethics

This course provides the student an opportunity to investigate the ethics inside the Old Testament, as well as asking and answering the question of the place of Old Testament ethics in the life of a believer in God post New Testament. Prerequisite: Previous Old Testament Coursework. (3 units; Spring, even years)

CST425 Christian Social Ethics

This course will explore perennial social ethics issues as they relate to Christian faith and life. Topics include key social problems, the Church’s historical responses to those issues, and the biblical teachings with regard to core Christian doctrines (e.g., creation, fall, redemption, image of God, neighbor love). Standard models of Christian engagement in society with respect to the individual believer, the local church, and the global Christian Church will also be considered. Prerequisite: 3 units of Biblical Studies or ICS 105 or 305. (3 units; Fall/Spring & OPS)

CST425-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center B219
CST425-A
Stumpf, Amy R.
01/10/2022 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA

EDU440 Classroom Management and Ethics

This course is a study of the techniques, procedures and discipline models that can help make the difficult tasks of managing and disciplining much easier. Students will learn how to establish and maintain a classroom environment here positive behavior support is practiced. The classroom will be free from coercion and punishment. Interventions will be positive, proactive, and respectful of students. The course will also examine classroom discipline dimension: teacher responses to inappropriate behavior, the differences between emergency interventions, on-going positive behavioral support, and age-appropriate least intrusive strategies. Students will evaluate a variety of behavior management methods including functional analysis assessment. They will design their own behavior plan based on functional behavior analysis. The course will aid special education and mainstream education teachers in maximizing educational experiences for all students, including those with serious behavior disorders. Ten hours of fieldwork required. Required for both Multiple Subject and Single Subject Credentials. Prerequisite: Credential Program Acceptance. Pre- or Co- Requisite: EDU 409. (3 units; As offered)

EDU440-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 Th 4:30 PM - 6:55 PM Yeager Center
EDU440-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center

HCA450 Hlthcare Legal Issues and Ethics

Students explore and analyze current ethical issues such as biomedical research, insurance statutes, and demand management. Students survey the extensive legal foundations of healthcare, and apply current case law to contemporary situations. Topics include legal aspects of legislation, patient rights, data security, professional liability, and labor relations. (3 units; Spring)

HCA450-A
Parks, Ashley Victoria
01/10/2022 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CBU Virtual ONLN

HIS436 Ethics After the Holocaust

This course aims to introduce and explore the philosophical, social, historical, and theological aspects of ethical theory since the Holocaust. Specifically, after a brief historical introduction to contemporary philosophical and theological ethics, students will read and discuss a range of historical, philosophical and theological materials that deal with ethics during and after the Holocaust. The course will also address the contentious claim that the Holocaust actually seldom directly enters into such normative discourse, and so the class will then investigate the historical bases for that absence, with the aim of understanding and critiquing that claim. The course concludes with an investigation and discussion of forgiveness in the face of radical evil. (3 units; Fall, even years)

HMS320 Ethics and Legl Impl of HumSrvcs

The student is introduced to professional ethics in the helping professions. Class focuses on the knowledge, skills, and values essential to ethical decision-making in responsible practice. Case studies through integrated learning will be utilized for discussion, self-exploration, and skill building for problem solving of ethical issues and dilemmas. Prerequisite: HMS 100.(3 units; OPS)

JRN320 Media Law, Ethics and Copyright

An introduction to the ethical and legal aspects of public relations and journalism, including print, online and broadcasting. Students will gain practical insight into the field through review of real-world case studies and materials on ethics, policies and law. (3 units; Fall/Spring & OPS)

JRN320-A
Pearson, MaryAnn
09/07/2021 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM James Complex 171
JRN320-A
Pearson, MaryAnn
01/10/2022 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

LDR410 Ethcl and BiblclPrncpls fr Ldshp

This course evaluates the principles for practicing ethical judgments and behavior that confront those in leadership positions. Students will evaluate various ethical frameworks and survey the Bible to explore and develop principles and habits for Biblically-based leadership practices. The course will also compare Biblical principles of leadership with the contemporary literature on leadership and ethics. (3 units; Fall, odd years, & OPS)

LDR410-A
Davis, Bryan
09/07/2021 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM BUS 252

MUS385 Digital Media Ethics

This course provides a comprehensive study of intellectual property, including copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, and rights of privacy and publicity. Specific topics include exclusive rights, infringement claims and defenses, ownership, duration, and registration. (3 units; As offered)

NUR460 Ethics and Issues in Healthcare

The course is designed to explore the meaning of becoming a member of the nursing profession. The philosophical and ethical aspects of the professional role of the Registered Nurse are examined. Emphasis is placed on current issues of professionalism, legal accountability and responsibility, liability, advocacy, collaboration, and ethical responsibilities of decision making within complex healthcare systems. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. (3 units; Fall/Spring; RN-BSN)

NUR460-A
Bradley, Karen S
05/03/2021 - Online
NUR460-B
Oaks, Geneva
09/07/2021 T 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 234
NUR460-A
Oaks, Geneva
09/07/2021 T 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 232
NUR460-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Online
NUR460-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR460-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

PHI324 Applied Ethics

An exploration of the application of various metaethical theories to ethical questions and issues that arise in various arenas of life. The study involves both the examination of methods as well as cases. (3 units; Fall, odd years)

PHI324-A
Leonard, Matthew J
09/07/2021 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Health Science Campus L246

SCI311 Genetic Engineering and Society

This is an interdisciplinary course involving studies from a variety of disciplines including but not limited to: science, philosophy, religion, law, and behavioral science. We will study the science behind the human genome and stay abreast of the continuing developments within the Human Genome Project. In addition, we will study the scientific, ethical, legal and social implication of the Human Genome Project and genetic engineering in general. Lecture (3 units) and required seminar (1 unit). Previous coursework in some of the following disciplines is recommended: science, religion, philosophy, ethics, and behavioral science. Prerequisite: Sophomore status. (4 units; As offered)

SPP430 Ethics and Leader in Perf Psych

This course is centered around the leadership and ethics needed to build and develop professional relationships within a sport and performance psychology setting. The course examines ethical principles, professional guidelines, organizational standards and ethical codes, and leadership practices designed to help students develop ethical decision-making and behavior skills necessary to meet the appropriate standards of care in providing psychological services to enhance human performance. . Prerequisite: PSY213. (3 units; OPS)