Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience
Ethical Communication (ETH 400)
Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University.
September 2016 – Present.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: discuss the ethical and moral issues of communication; identify and discuss the sources, and issues that dictate ethical communication in interpersonal relationships; use their theoretical knowledge to assess whether specific forms of contextual communication is permitted or forbidden; and present alternative permissible and appropriate ethical responses for the various situations and involved parties.
Topics include: the pervasive power of speech and its effects on interpersonal relationships; biblical sources delineating forbidden communication; prohibitions of speaking and accepting forbidden speech; gossip; libel; slander; rebuke; tacit speech; degrading comments; and communication in the context of the workplace.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Ethics, Humanities, or Judaic Studies (9/16).