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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Ethics of Communication II (Ethics 320)


Varies; self-study format.  

Various; distance learning format.

Version 1: October 2010 - February 2016. Version 2: March 2016 - Present

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the ethical and moral issues involved in communication; identify and discuss sources, conceptual underpinnings, and conclusions that dictate ethical communication in interpersonal relationships; and use their theoretical knowledge to assess language and situations to determine the appropriate ethical response for all involved parties.


Version 1 and 2: The Ethics 320 final examination is designed to assess students' ability to express knowledge of ethical and philosophical issues involved in interpersonal communications. Topics include: gossip; white lies; libel; slander; rebuke; deprecating speech for positive purposes; quitting a job; and common situations.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Ethics or Philosophy (2/11). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 5 semester hours in Ethics or Philosophy (3/16 revalidation) (8/21 revalidation).