Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

PHL 236 Life and Death: Bioethics(RLA)

4 hours; 4 credits. An examination of basic human mysteries and dilemmas including the nature of life and self-identity, the implications of death, and the complex moral issues arising from technological advances. Among topics considered are euthanasia, abortion, human experimentation, behavioral and genetic control, and the rights and responsibilities of patients and professionals. Open to all students, it will have special significance for those preparing for health care services. (social science) . Prerequisites: ENG 111, COR 100; a 100-level course in philosophy or sophomore standing. Please Note: This course satisfies the college option.