Aug 20, 2018  
2017-18 College Catalog 
    
2017-18 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO2041 Bioethics


This course is designed for students interested in further study and/or careers in the sciences. It will cover the following topics: moral reasoning; ethical theories; autonomy; privacy and confidentiality; consent; issues of life and death; equality, justice and equity; and protection of the environment. Emphasis will be placed on applying ethical reasoning to many different topics, with specific examples drawn from biology and medicine. The course will, in broad outline, follow the textbook “Bioethics: Principles, Issues, and Cases”, Oxford University Press, 2010. This course is a hybrid course, with both online and face-to-face components. This course is open to any Landmark student who has ‘met the prerequisites and wishes to gain a deeper understanding of scientific ethics. Credits: 3.000

WRT 1012   Lecture Min Credits: 3.00 And EDU 1011   Lecture Min Credits: 3.00 Or EDU 1001   Lecture Min Credits: 3.00 Or EDU 1201   Lecture Min Credits: 2.00 And BIO 1511  Lecture Min Credits: 4.00 Or BIO 1521   Lecture Min Credits: 4.00 Or BIO 1522   Lecture Min Credits: 4.00 Or CHE 1511   Lecture Min Credits: 4.00 Or CHE 1521   Lecture Min Credits: 4.00 Or CHE 1522   Lecture Min Credits: 4.00 Or GEO 1511   Lecture Min Credits: 4.00 Or NSC 1511   Lecture Min Credits: 4.00