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Introduction to Ethics

Introduction to Ethics

Sophia's Introduction to Ethics course explores philosophical approaches to understanding morality and evaluating moral actions. In this course, you will learn about a variety of normative ethical theories, and apply these theories to real world ethical issues. With an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of major approaches to ethics, you will build the critical thinking skills necessary to justify ethical positions. Full Description

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  • 3 semester credits at Thomas Edison State University
  • Thomas Edison State University Equivalency: Introduction to Ethics (PHI-180)
  • Category: Humanities

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This course uses problem-based learning to help you apply knowledge to real-life situations. By using relatable scenarios, you'll learn how to think critically about ethical and philosophical inquiry, explore your own belief system, and better understand the role of ethics in everyday life. This course uses our Many Ways learning model that features multiple teaching styles to support your unique learning preferences.

Overview
Explore philosophical approaches to real-world ethical issues, learn about major approaches to ethics, and analyze various modes of ethical points of view. Key topics include:

  • Introduction to Philosophy and Ethics
  • Divine Command Theory, Conventionalism, and Egoism
  • Utilitarianism and Kantian Deontology
  • Virtue-based Ethics and Evaluating Personal Beliefs

Assessments & Grading
This is a pass/fail course. You'll complete 12 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and 4 Milestone assessments (these are like tests), with an overall score of 70% or better.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course, you'll know how to explain the goal of ethics, evaluate philosophical arguments, and understand key terminology. You'll be able to apply moral theories to real-world issues and interpret the role of bias in ethical decision-making.

For more course details and Learning Outcomes, download the syllabus.

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282 Student Reviews
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by Lidiya K. on August 19, 2019
The questions in the milestones are vague and do not correlate to the questions in the challenges.
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by tanya a. on August 15, 2019
Although I passed, this course was very confusing. The way questions were worded made it hard to understand plus questions did not fit well to the reading material.
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by Michelle G. on August 11, 2019
This was the hardest class I've taken with Sophia. Struggled the whole time.
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by Adeline C. on August 7, 2019
This course was hard but I learned a lot.
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by Timber B. on August 3, 2019
I struggled with this course, I'm not sure if it is due to the material or my understanding of it.
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by Sandra Y. on August 1, 2019
I really enjoyed this course and this form of learning. Thank you!
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by Gillian A. on July 31, 2019
A lot of this is not clear in the tutorials. The long 'conversations' and situations in the tests are a waste of time and unhelpful.
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by Michael B. on July 22, 2019
very challenging, some quite confusing to keep up with

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  • Q: When do the courses start and how long do I have to complete a course?
    A: You choose your own start date and have 60 days to complete each course. However, because the courses are self-paced, you can complete them in fewer than 60 days.
  • Q: Where do I get the textbooks for my course?
    A: You do not need any textbooks for Sophia courses. All material is taught by video and text-based tutorials that are in the course room, and are included in the cost.
  • Q: How am I graded in the course?
    A: Your overall score is derived from how you do on two types of assessments: Challenges, which are formative assessments, and Milestones, which are summative assessments. Sophia’s English Composition I, Foundations of English Composition, and Public Speaking courses also include written assignments, called Touchstones, that also contribute to your overall score.
  • Q: How do I know which courses I should take?
    A: Consult with your academic adviser at your university to determine specifically which Sophia courses could fit into your program. You can download the course syllabus directly from our site to share with your school advisor.

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