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Ethics (Minor)

About the Program

The ethics minor is designed to help students critically examine their values and develop a principled framework for making more ethical decisions.

About the Philosophy and Humanities Department

231 Bishop Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-5136
Fax: (716) 878-4697

Admission Requirements

A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 is required for admission to the minor program and at least three of the courses must be completed at SUNY Buffalo State. Philosophy majors may elect to pursue the Ethics Minor.

Program Requirements

Total Required Credit Hours 18 cr
Required Courses (9 cr)

PHI 102 Introduction to Ethics
PHI 351 Ethics Bowl
PHI 310 History of Ethics
PHI 314 Contemporary Ethics

Electives (9 cr)
PHI 110 Meaning of Life
PHI 210 Existentialism
PHI 301 History of Political Philosophy
PHI 308 Love and Sex
PHI 301 History of Political Philosophy
PHI 312 Philosophy of Law
PHI 310 History of Ethics
PHI 314 Contemporary Ethics
PHI 401 Seminar

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