Public Health Ethics

Fall 2024 > Humanities & Social Sciences > PHIL.3106 > 081

Course No: PHIL.3106-081; SIS Class Nbr: 8628; SIS Term: 3410
Course Status: Open

Course Description

In this course we examine contemporary issues in public health ethics. Utilizing historical and recent cases we unpack the core conceptual issues and emerging trends in bioethics. In doing so, we'll discuss issues such as quarantine, surveillance, isolation, behavioral interventions, and criminalization of health. We discuss the ethical and public health implications of nutrition, vaccinations, occupational health, pandemics, and bioterrorism, among many other cases.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: ENGL.1020 College Writing II.
  • Core Codes: SRE
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Nicholas Evans
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Fall: Sep 04 to Oct 27
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1155 | Pay as little as $238/mo for this course.
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