Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Judge the role and importance of ethics and evaluate moral behavior based on the criteria of value and self autonomy.
2. Assess the psychological, sociological, historical, and philosophical background of ethics.
3. Relate the nature and role of reason in understanding values.4. Relate the nature and characteristics of freedom when respondng to values.5. Distinguish and apply ethical principles in ethical situations.
6. Explain the various arguments for and against the major contemporary ethical issues.
7. Discuss one's options for identifying and replacing inferior values.
8. Explain the role, nature, and characteristics of responsibility.
9. Defend the value of and the process of foreseeing the consequences of an individual’sconduct.
10. Defend the choice of a viable ethical theory in solving an ethical problem.
11. Utilize the principles of critical thinking to enhance learning skills and to increase intellectual and moral growth.
12. Evaluate their conduct in the light of constructive ethical expectations.