Health Care Ethics - Minor

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Philosophy
320 Bowman Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2315
philo@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/philosophy


Description

The Health Care Ethics minor is a concentration of courses offered by disciplines within the university concerned with health care practices and the education of health care practitioners. The minor heightens students’ awareness of what constitutes ethical concerns, problems and activity from the perspectives of various kinds of health care practitioners, clients and institutions. Various views of what constitutes the ethical are examined so that students are alerted both to the conceptual dimension of ethical activity and to the existence of differing and conflicting modes of ethical reasoning.

FULLY OFFERED AT:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

 

Minor Requirements

[HCET]

Minor Requirements
BSCI 30050HUMAN GENETICS 3
HED 21050HEALTH EDUCATION THEORIES 3
PHIL 21001INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS (DIVG) (KHUM) 3
PHIL 40005HEALTH CARE ETHICS 3
SOC 42563SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE 3
Minor Electives, choose from the following:9
BASIC MICROBIOLOGY
BIOLOGY OF AGING
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
HEALTH COACHING
MEDICINE AND MORALITY 1
ETHICAL THEORY
DEATH AND DYING
Minimum Total Credit Hours:24
1

PHIL 30015 is recommended but not required. 

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.000
  • Students must complete at least two upper-division (30000 or 40000 level) courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).