St. Cloud Technical & Community College

Course Equivalents

Course Equivalents for PHIL 1320 at St. Cloud Technical and Community College in Fall 2019 (Aug - Dec)



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Alexandria Technical and Community College

PHIL 1445 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course meets Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) goal areas 6 and 9. The course introduces learners to the field of ethics. The development of ethical standards is explored as related to the individual, government, business, and society. Contemporary social issues and personal ethical dilemmas are examined. Consequences of thinking and behaving ethically are analyzed.
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Anoka-Ramsey Community College

PHIL 1110 - Introduction to Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
(MnTC Goals 6 and 9) This class examines the leading attempts to answer the basic philosophical questions about the moral life. It will include an inquiry into views of the good life, personal character, and moral choices in the private and public domain. Further inquiry will explore the grounds for arguing that some moral judgments are correct and others incorrect.
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Bemidji State University

PHIL 2220 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Introduction to the philosophical treatment of selected moral issues; alternative theories of ethical right and wrong, good and bad will also be addressed. Liberal Education Goal Areas 6 & 9.
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Central Lakes College

PHIL 2420 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This philosophy course content will include discussion and analysis of what results when one attempts to think philosophically about questions of morality and value. This course will examine issues of moral motivation and responsibility, and explore an array of possible answers to questions of right and wrong, and good and bad by looking at classical and contemporary moral theories. It will involve responding through discussion forums, class activities, and writing assignments or tests.
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Century College

PHIL 1031 - Ethics (Online) - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course will examine questions of what is morally right and wrong.  Theoretical questions such as "what makes an action morally right or wrong?", "what type of moral character should a person have?" and "are there correct answers to moral questions?" will be studied. Included in the course will be the study of ethical theory and the application of ethical theory to modern moral problems. Prerequisite(s): Course placement into college-level English and Reading OR completion of ENGL 0950 with a grade of C or higher OR completion of RDNG 0940 with a grade of C or higher and qualifying English Placement Exam OR completion of RDNG 0950 with a grade of C or higher and ENGL 0090 with a grade of C or higher OR completion of ESOL 0051 with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0052 with a grade of C or higher.
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Dakota County Technical College

PHIL 1100 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course is an introduction to the study of ethics. Students will read, discuss, and write about texts from Classical and World philosophy. Emphasis will be placed on the process of criticism and the practical value of the ideas explored. Meets MnTC Goal 6 and 9
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Hennepin Technical College

PHIL 2200 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course is an introduction to ethics and moral philosophy, the branch of philosophy which concerns conduct and how we ought to live. Students explore the nature of ethics, important challenges to ethics as traditionally construed by philosophers, and several ethical theories prominent in the history of philosophy. Throughout the inquiry, students will have occasion to discuss various contemporary moral problems and see how ethical theories have addressed them. (Prereq: Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL1021 or ENGL1026. Basic computer literacy skills required) (BP/EP) 3 cr MnTC Goal Area 6 & 9
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Hibbing Community College

PHIL 1300 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Ethics, utilizing the foundation of moral thinking dating back to the Classical Greeks, examines the thinking of the great philosophers of history and applies these concepts to contemporary problems facing today's citizens. Current moral issues are examined using the traditional concepts of good, right, duty, and responsibility. Using ethical theories such as consequentialism, virtue ethics, deontological ethics, and the thinking of Hume, Hobbes, Kant, Bentham, and others, the student will develop a personal perspective for dealing with today's moral dilemmas. Students apply critical thinking skills to the development of an objective, empathic, value-based view of the world. MNTC goal area:(6)Humanties and (9)Ethic and Civic Responsibility.
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Inver Hills Community College

PHIL 1112 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Examine major classical and contemporary ethical theories, and in light of these theories, addresses some current contentious topics. All required course content will be available online, for free.
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Itasca Community College

PHIL 1111 - Ethics - 3 credits

This course identifies problems that arise when people think systematically about conduct, value, and questions of free will. Students examine a variety of views, both contemporary and classical, of what is right and good, and discuss them both orally and in writing. This course meets MTC areas 2, 6 and 9. Prerequisite(s): College level reading and writing ability
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Lake Superior College

PHIL 1130 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Important ethical theories of right and wrong, good and bad. Includes egoism, divine command theory, natural law theory, utilitarianism, duty-based ethics, social contract theory, and virtue theory. The course will emphasize the use of reason in decision making. MTC goal areas: (6) Humanities and Fine Arts, and (9) Ethic and Civic Responsibility. (Prerequisites: College-level reading and writing) (3 hrs lec/0 hrs lab/0 hrs OJT)
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Mesabi Range College

PHIL 1551 - Introduction to Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course is designed to develop students' capacity to identify, discuss, and reflect upon the ethical dimensions of political, social, and personal life. The course will provide students with a survey approach to definitions, terminology, topics, and the basics of reasoning involved in this branch of philosophy. This course will help students understand the argumentation of historic ethical theories and apply those theories to current moral issues.
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College

PHIL 1171 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course teaches you to apply a range of multicultural ethical theories: Western, African, Asian, Native American, feminist, and ecological. You will learn to think critically about ethical questions and apply ethical theories to practical issues. You will be required to demonstrate increasing knowledge of these topics through writing and dialogue. You will be encouraged to integrate the course material with your current academic and personal interests.
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College

PHIL 1201 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Critical Thinking (02)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Meets MNTC Goal Areas 2, 6 and 9. This course is an introduction to the topic of Ethics. In this course, the following questions are examined: What is Ethics? How do we make ethical decisions? Are things that are legally right necessarily right? Should we consider our own interests when making ethical decisions? Are things ethically right simply because God says they are right? If our culture says something is ethically right, does that mean it is ethically right? The course also examines numerous topical ethical issues such as racism, terrorism and censorship.
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College

PHIL 2101 - Ethics Theory and Practice - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Introduces classical and contemporary ethical theories and how to apply them in analyzing contemporary ethical issues. Prerequisite: STSK 0095 or evidence of college level reading ability through assessment test or prior college coursework.
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Normandale Community College

PHIL 1103 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course is an introduction to the philosophical study of morality. It will examine several important and ethical theories concerning virtue and vice, the nature of right action, standards of value, and conceptions of the good life. Contemporary moral issues will be critically examined in light of these theories; topics may include marriage equality, animal rights, torture, euthanasia, freedom of speech, punishment and the death penalty, globalization and justice, and other issues. The course may also include topics in metaethics, such as ethical relativism. This course will help students to think analytically about the moral judgments we are tempted to make, with the goal of developing well-reasoned positions on important moral issues of personal and/or social concern.
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PHIL 1170 - Business Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Should companies that employ sweatshop labor be boycotted? Who should take responsibility for the financial crisis of 2008? Is bribery morally acceptable if everyone is doing it? Is corporate downsizing morally wrong? Do corporations have any social responsibilities other than maximizing profits? Is capitalism an unjust economic system? These are just a few of the questions addressed in business ethics. In this course, we will examine various efforts to understand the ethical dimensions of capitalism and the conduct of business in society. After an introduction to several major ethical theories and concepts in moral philosophy, we will investigate a variety of ethical issues that arise in the conduct of business.
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North Hennepin Community College

PHIL 1020 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course will introduce students to both the methods and issues connected with thinking about morality and ethical systems. Moral skepticism will also be examined. The aim of this class is to allow students to be more aware of their own ethical modes of thinking and the diversity of ways morality enters into human lives.
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Northland Community and Technical College

PHIL 2210 - Morals and Medicine - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Critical Thinking (02)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
(Fulfills MNTC Areas: 2, 6, 9) This course is a general introduction to ethical issues that arise in the contemporary practice of healthcare, and which are central to understanding healthcare in contemporary society. In addition to developing a basic understanding of standard moral theories, issues that arise within American culture for patients, providers, and planners of health care are examined. Examples of such issues include, but are not limited to, abortion, euthanasia, patient rights, informed consent, health care distribution and reform, genetic testing and research, and cloning. Prerequisites: None
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PHIL 1102 - Intro to Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Critical Thinking (02)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
(Fulfills MNTC Areas: 2, 6, 9) This course is a general introduction to ethics. The course examines theoretical explanations of the nature of morality and the moral assessment of actions, agents, and states of affairs. It also applies these explanations to contemporary moral issues. Prerequisites: None
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Northwest Technical College

PHIL 1201 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Meets MnTC Goal Area(s):6,9 This course presents and examines moral theories, and applies these theories in contemporary moral issues such as articulate reproduction, abortion, sexual equality, racism, privacy, euthanasia, the environment, etc. The course develops one's sense of ethical and civic responsibility by developing the capacity to identify, discuss, and reflect upon the ethical dimensions of political, social, and personal life and to understand the ways in which they can exercise responsible and productive citizenship. This course also assists in developing critical thinking skills by developing thinkers who are able to unify factual, creative, rational, and value-sensitive modes of thought. Prerequisite(s): None
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Pine Technical and Community College

PHIL 1220 - Human Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course presents students with an examination of the basic philosophical questions about moral values through the analysis of various controversial issues. Students will increase their understanding of how ethical decisions are created and evaluated through reading, writing, and discussion.
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Ridgewater College

PHIL 1020 - Introduction to Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Survey of philosophical systems of morality, including their scope and limitations. Applications to traditional and contemporary moral problems. MnTC Goals: 6 & 9
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Riverland Community College

PHIL 1130 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course introduces the student to fundamental ethical principles developed throughout the history of philosophy through the study of classical and modern writings. Students are encouraged and challenged to apply such principles to contemporary issues. MnTC (Goals 6/HU and 9/EC); (3 Cr - 3 lect, 0 lab)
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Rochester Community and Technical College

PHIL 1125 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course examines the problems that arise when human beings attempt to think systematically about conduct and values. It includes a survey of historical and contemporary views about the right and the good, moral character, and social justice. Students will learn to apply moral theories, concepts, and principles to real-world ethical issues and cases. (Prerequisites: None).
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Saint Paul College

PHIL 1720 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course equips students with philosophical skills and theoretical frameworks useful for fostering productive reflection about ethical controversies. Topics could include the nature and ground of moral judgments, views about what constitutes a good life, theories of right or wrong conduct, and particular moral issues such as animal welfare, civil disobedience, the morality of truth-telling and promising extreme poverty, racism and sexism, gun control, and genetic manipulation.(Prerequisite(s): READ 0722 with a grade of "C" or better or appropriate assessment score) (MnTC: Goals 6 & 9) 3C/3/0/0
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South Central College

PHIL 100 - Ethics in Society - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Human Diversity (07)
This course studies the foundations for moral beliefs and values and the part they play in practical ethical judgments. After providing a general introduction to moral concepts and theories, the course covers a wide range of social problems through an analysis of power, privilege, and justice. The class is organized by overarching themes of race, social class, gender, and global concerns and addresses issues involving criminal justice, economic inequality, gender differences, and sexuality. (Prerequisites: Must have a Next-Generation Accuplacer Reading score of 250 or higher, or Classic Accuplacer Reading score of 78 or higher, or completion of either READ 0090 or EAP 0090 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher, or ACT Reading score of 21 or higher or MCA Reading score of 1047 or higher.) (MNTC Goal Areas 7, 9)
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Southwest Minnesota State University

PHIL 103 - Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
This course is an introduction to ethical philosophy. Possible inquiry includes questions about how one should live, how we should treat others, how we should conceive of our communities, and what components are involved in making a moral choice. A philosophical analysis will provide a framework for discussing contemporary moral problems.
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St. Cloud State University

PHIL 212 - Moral Problems and Theories - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Ethical theories and their application to moral problems such as abortion, euthanasia and animal rights. 3 Cr. F, S, SUM. Goal 6, 9.
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Vermilion Community College

PHIL 1551 - Introduction to Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
An examination of basic ethical concepts (right and wrong, good and bad, duty, conscience, subjectivity and objectivity) and related moral theories with attention given to deliberation and discussion about the nature, logical structure, factors and controversies involved in making moral decisions about contemporary moral issues.
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