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Active as of Fall Semester 2015

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Medical Ethics

2. Course Prefix & Number:
PHIL 2422

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

This philosophy course examines moral issues arising in connection with medical practice, research, and emerging bio-technologies. Topics such as the right to healthcare, definition of health and illness, genetic counseling, bio-engineering, euthanasia, abortion, contraception, surrogate motherhood, codes of professional conduct, and allocation of scarce medical resources will be discussed within the framework of classic and contemporary ethical theories.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): Writing College Level CLC or Writing College Level or Writing Honors College Level Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

PHIL 2422 - Medical Ethics

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

PHIL 2422 - Medical Ethics

There are no corequisites for this course.