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STEM270 - Thinking and Acting Ethically

Course Details

Course Code: STEM270 Course ID: 5175 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course offers the students an opportunity to delve into ethics from a multitude of approaches. Each and every day an individual’s ethics are challenged, and this course will do its best to provide you with a foundation on which the student can develop their own set of ethics. The course will cover the various ethical frameworks, review ethical challenges one is bound to encounter in their daily life, and look back at historical situations that have been studied extensively so that one can see how other individuals have reacted in their own situations.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
04/26/21 - 10/01/21 10/04/21 - 11/28/21 Fall 2021 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/21 - 10/29/21 11/01/21 - 12/26/21 Fall 2021 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/21 - 12/03/21 12/06/21 - 01/30/22 Fall 2021 Session D 8 Week session
07/27/21 - 12/31/21 01/03/22 - 02/27/22 Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/21 - 02/04/22 02/07/22 - 04/03/22 Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/21 - 03/04/22 03/07/22 - 05/01/22 Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

CO 1: Develop a fundamental understanding of basic ethical theories and applying proper ethical reasoning.

CO 2: Adopt a personal moral compass for ethical decision making on and off the job

CO 3: Evaluate the possible consequences of poorly reasoned actions

CO 4: Examine differences in actions based on the status of stakeholders

CO 5: Assess the outcomes of various actions for relevant stakeholders

CO 6: Understand different levels of responsibility relevancy for various stakeholders

8 Discussions worth 40% of the course grade

1 Code of Ethics Worksheet worth 15% of the course grade

3 Ethical Situation Case Studies worth a total 45% of the coure grade (15% each)

All materials required for this course are provided inside the course in the electronic reserves.

Book Title:Various resources from Trefry Library and/or the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom.

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.