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In this course, you’ll study ethical theories and how they apply to today’s moral issues. Sophia courses are available anytime, anywhere, and most can be accessed from any device - lean on Sophia’s tech support to get the help you need.

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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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<p>At the end of the course, you'll be able to:</p> <ul><li>Identify and articulate the goals of ethics as a discipline</li><li>Analyze and evaluate philosophical arguments</li><li>Define, describe, and apply key terminology in moral theory</li><li>Articulate the essential features and commitments of major approaches to ethics<br></li><li>Identify and articulate the strengths and weaknesses of major approaches to ethics</li><li>Apply a variety of moral theories to evaluate real-life situations and actions</li><li>Recognize the sources and effect of bias in ethical decision making</li><li>Analyze ethical considerations for contemporary ethical issues</li></ul>
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