Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (2016/2017)
7.5 Diploma in Applied Ethics

Program Coordinator: Dr. P. Trnka, Department of Philosophy.

The Diploma helps to prepare students for the ethical challenges of various professions and for work as ethical consultants and analysts in government and private institutions (e.g., hospitals, businesses, environmental agencies).

7.5.1 Admission Requirements

The Diploma in Applied Ethics is in the process of renewal and applications are not being taken for the academic year 2016-17. Students who are already enrolled in the Diploma should contact the Program Coordinator for advice about completing the program.

7.5.2 Program of Study

The Diploma consists of 24 credit hours, including an Instructional Field Placement. A concentration in either bioethics, mental health ethics, or environmental ethics is required: courses toward a concentration must be chosen with the approval of the Program Coordinator.

7.5.3 Course Requirements
  • Philosophy 1230, 2230
  • One of Philosophy 2551 or 2552 or 2561
  • One advanced (3000 or 4000 level) course in ethics or philosophy of law, approved by the Coordinator
  • Philosophy 4900 or 4300-4310
  • Philosophy 5000
  • Two additional, elective courses, approved by the Coordinator.