Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-809-166 055250 Intro to Ethics: Theory & App
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-809-166 INTRO TO ETHICS: THEORY & APP ...basic understanding of theoretical foundations of ethical thought; analyze/compare relevant issues using diverse ethical perspectives; critically evaluate individual, social/professional standards of behavior--applying a systematic decision-making process. (Prerequisite: A placement value of 6200; OR Accuplacer Rdg score greater/equal to 55 AND Sentence Skills greater/equal to 60; OR ACT Rdg score greater/equal to 16 AND English greater/equal to 15; OR 10-831-107, College Reading and Writing with a B or better)
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
  1. Credit by Exam
Course Competencies
  1. Summarize major ethical theories
  2. Evaluate major ethical theories
  3. Apply ethical theories to challenging situations
  4. Examine the role of values in ethical theories
  5. Develop a personal ethical decision-making process
  6. Defend an ethical stance based on a selected issue