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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Philosophy and Ethics - Genesis University

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:
Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
Length:

Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University. 

Dates:
January 2006 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: analyze ethical issues that arise in the field of medicine; identify the general ethical principles; examine Jewish ethical principles that govern biomedical decisions; and compare and contrast Anglo-Saxon law, Jewish and other religious perspectives.

Instruction:

This course examines biomedical ethical dilemmas and compares the secular, religious and Jewish perspectives. Topics include: abortion, genetics, cloning, stem cell research, artificial insemination, and euthanasia.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Philosophy, Jewish Thought, Ethics or Biomedical Ethics (5/06) (3/11 revalidation) (9/16 revalidation).

Location:

Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized Instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.

Length:

Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University. 

Dates:

September 2016 – Present. 

Objectives:

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.  

Instruction:

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.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Ethics, Humanities, or Judaic Studies (9/16). 

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