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In this course, you’ll study ethical theories and how they apply to today’s moral issues. Access this course via laptop, tablet or phone and lean on Sophia’s tech support to get the help you need.
ACE Credit®-recommended for 3.0 semester credits
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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.
Assessments and grading
This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 11 Challenges (formative assessments) and 5 Milestones (summative assessments) with an overall score of 70% or better.
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