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
3 semester credits
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This Introduction to Ethics course uses problem-based learning that shows you how to apply your knowledge in real-world situations. Our Many Ways™ learning model feature multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all-around smarter way to learn.
In Sophia's Introduction to Ethics course, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 12 Challenge assessments and 4 Milestone assessments tied to the following learning outcomes:
Hi Ethan - Congratulations on successfully completing the course. The topic of Ethics can be a challenging subject matter that may not align with one's own experience or thought processes. That said, we regret that you did not enjoy the course. We are glad to see you pass the course and earn the college credits. We look forward to seeing you in a future Sophia course.— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
Hi Trudy - congratulations on your recent course completion. Remember that Sophia Learning Coaches are here to help with course content and related questions. This online course comes with free, supportive help from our team. We hope to see you in a future Sophia course. Thank you!— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
Hi David— Congratulations on your successful course completion! Yes, this is a challenging college-level course, so you should be proud of your accomplishment in earning these credits! We hope to see you in a future Sophia course.— Chloe S. | Sophia Learning Coach
Hi David -- We regret hearing that you did not enjoy this course. As always, our team is here to support you with course content-related questions. Our team is continually reviewing and enhancing our courses to ensure our students receive the best possible learning experience. We hope to see you again in a future course with us. Thank you.— Mike F. | Sophia Learning Coach
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