Requirements for the Interdisciplinary Emphasis in Bioethics
Completion of six units to include:
- BIOL 101 or 111. These courses can satisfy the Natural Scientific Core.
- BIOE/REL 292.
- Three elective units at the 200-level or above drawn from at least two of the three elective categories: Scientific, Ethical, and Hu-manities & Social Sciences. Elective options are listed below.
- BIOE 400 Bioethics Integration Seminar
- BIO 311 Genetics
- BIO 362 Nanobiology
- BIO 370 Conservation Biology
- BIO 375 Developmental Biology
- BIO 404 Molecular Biology
- BIO 441 Cancer Biology
- EXSC 331 Scientific Writing in Exercise Science
- NRSC 201 Foundations of Neuroscience
- PSYC 312 Applied Psychological Measurement
- PSYC 320 Psychological Disorders
- PSYC 371 Cognition and Aging
- CONN 393 The Cognitive Foundations of Morality and Religion*
- PHIL 280 Social & Political Philosophy
- PHIL 281 Moral Philosophy
- PHIL 285 Environmental Ethics
- REL 265 Thinking Ethically
- STS 333 Evolution and Ethics*
- STS 388 The Ethics of Human Enhancement
Humanities & Social Sciences
- BUS 478 Environmental Law
- CONN 303 Art-Science: Inquiry into the Intersection of Art, Science, and Technology*
- CONN 320 Health and Medicine*
- CONN 387 Never-Never Land*
- CONN 478 Animals, Law, and Society*
- ECON 325 Environmental Economics and Policy
- ENGL 348 Illness and Narrative
- IPE 331 The International Political Economy of Food and Hunger
- IPE 389 Global Struggles Over Intellectual Property*
- SOAN 225 Asian Medical Systems
- SOAN 360 Sociology of Health and Medicine
- SOAN 370 Disability, Identity, and Power
- STS 301 Technology and Culture
- STS 318 Science and Gender*
- STS 366 History of Medicine
* Can also satisfy the Connections core requirement.
- BIOE/REL 292 is a prerequisite for BIOE 400.
- Students who have credit for either SSI1/SSI2 150 or SSI1 173 and are interested in the Bioethics emphasis should consult with the program director.
- For science majors, only one scientific elective may count unless special exception is granted from the Advisory Committee.