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Course Equivalents

Course Equivalents for PHIL 321 at Metropolitan State University in Fall 2017 (Aug - Dec)

While all courses listed as equivalents below are transferable, they are not necessarily equivalent in both directions. The courses below transfer TO the college or university shown above. To see how courses from your home college or university transfer to other participating colleges or universities, you can search Transferology.

If you are enrolling in the equivalent course in order to fulfill a program/major requirement, it is best to check with your academic advisor to ensure that the equivalent course will meet the requirements of your particular major.

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Century College
PHIL 1035 - Biomedical Ethics - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course, intended for all students, provides background material in basic ethical theories, principles, and decision-making guidelines used in health care ethics. It examines moral issues confronting health care consumers, practitioners, and patients. It emphasizes the philosophical analysis of moral reasoning on specific topics such as truth-telling, confidentiality, human cloning, medical research, abortion, transplantation, allocation of resources, and euthanasia. Readings are selected from contemporary literature in bioethics. Prerequisite: An assessment score placement in RDNG 1000, or completion of RDNG 0900 or RDNG 0950 with a grade of "C" or higher. Recommendation: An assessment score placement in ENGL 1021, or completion of ENGL 0090 with a grade of "C" or higher.
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Hennepin Technical College
PHIL 2400 - Medical Ethics - 4 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
This course introduces students to some of the fundamental issues in medical ethics and the major branches of moral theory and methodology that bear upon them. Given that we all participate in the medical system as a patient, relative of a patient, or as a practitioner, this class is open and relevant to all students, regardless of major. Using mastery of moral theories and concepts, students will analyze specific issues in medical ethics and learn the philosophical skills needed to develop and defend moral arguments. Students will analyze particular cases in medical ethics and apply the moral concepts to their own lives and situations. Inquiry will emphasize the evaluation and application of various methodological approaches to ethical problems arising in medical situations. (Prereq: Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL1021 or ENGL1026. Basic computer literacy skills required) (BP/EP) 4 cr MnTC Goal Area 6 & 9
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Minnesota State University Moorhead
PHIL 311 - Morals and Medicine - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
A consideration of some moral problems that arise in medicine such as truth-telling, experimentation, paternalism, abortion, euthanasia, allocation of sparse resources and health care systems. MnTC Goal 6 and 9.
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Northland Community and Technical College
PHIL 2210 - Morals and Medicine - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Critical Thinking (02)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
(Fulfills MNTC Areas: 2, 6, 9) This course is a general introduction to ethical issues that arise in the contemporary practice of healthcare, and which are central to understanding healthcare in contemporary society. In addition to developing a basic understanding of standard moral theories, issues that arise within American culture for patients, providers, and planners of health care are examined. Examples of such issues include, but are not limited to, abortion, euthanasia, patient rights, informed consent, health care distribution and reform, genetic testing and research, and cloning. Prerequisites: None
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Northwest Technical College
PHIL 2210 - Bioethical Issues in Contemporary Society - 3 credits
Ethical/Civic Resp (09)
Humanities/Fine Arts (06)
Meets MnTC Goal Area(s):6,9 Prerequisite(s): None This course is an introduction to bioethical issues that arise in the contemporary practice of healthcare, and which are central to understanding healthcare in contemporary society. In additional to developing a basic understanding of standard moral theories, issues that rise with American culture for patients, providers, and planners of health care are examined. Examples of such issues include, but are not limited to, abortion, euthanasia, patient rights, informed consent, health care distribution and reform, genetic testing and research, and cloning.
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