Please note: The information displayed here is current as of Sunday, August 30, 2015, but the official Course Catalog should be used for all official planning.

2015-2016 Course Catalog

Required for the minor in biomedical ethics

  1. Completion of the following core courses:
    1. BIET 120/PHIL 120: Applied Ethics: Introduction to Biomedical Ethics
    2. BIOL 110: Principles of Biology, BIOL 103: Biotechnology and Society, or ANTH 140: Biological Anthropology
    3. BIET 290/ECON 290: The Economics of Medical Care or BIET 495/GOV 495: Health Policy
    4. PSYC 245: Health Psychology or ANTH 342: Medical Anthropology
    5. BIET 370/PHIL 370: Advanced Studies in Bioethics, BIET 380/PHIL 380: Ethics of Technology or an approved independent study project on some aspect of biomedical ethics or health policy.
  2. 12 additional units from the courses listed below Independent study projects must be approved by the advisory committee. Possible contexts for projects include a Mielke, Kasel, or Hughes internship (page 65 of the Course Catalog), a tutorial, an independent study course, or a health care-related project in conjunction with an off-campus program.

Courses that fulfill requirement number two

  • ANTH210: Research Methods in Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTH 342: Medical Anthropology
  • BIOL 260: Genetics
  • BIOL 354: Molecular Biology
  • BIOL 453: Developmental Biology
  • ECON 270: Public Sector Economics: Taxation Analysis
  • ECON 275: Public Sector Economics: Expenditure Analysis
  • ECON 290: The Economics of Medical Care
  • ECON 400: Industrial Organization
  • ECON 440: Public Expenditure
  • GEOL 213: Geology and Health
  • GOV 380: Introduction to Public Policy
  • GOV 465: Environmental Politics
  • GOV 495: Health Policy
  • PHIL 320: Ethics
  • PHIL 350: Political Philosophy
  • PHIL 360: Environmental Ethics
  • PHIL 365: Compassion and Other Virtues
  • PHIL 370: Advanced Studies in Bioethics
  • PHIL 380: Ethics of Technology
  • PHIL 430: Philosophy of Law
  • PSYC 245: Health Psychology
  • PSYC 250: Psychopathology
  • PSYC 280 or 281: Research Methods I and II (only one term may count)

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