| Evaluated Learning Experience
THE-050 Christian Ethics / Etica Cristiana
50 hours (5 weeks).
September 2021 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: Assess the core of ethics in its backgrounds and relationships, its field of application and situation under a biblical-christian context; develop individual commitment to face present-day ethical challenges, assuming a critical position in the face of the trends that the postmodern era imposes on theological and pastoral tasks; deploy skills and capabilities to exercise as an agent of change under an ethical and social framework.
Instruction is offered completely online or in synchronous format through the use of study guides, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, homework, lab-required interaction with the instructor, and/or final exams. The course assesses students’ end-of-course knowledge and skills in an online format. Major topics taught in this course include: (1) the fundamentals of ethics; (2) contexts of contemporary ethical decisions; (3) methods of the moral decision process; (4) the relationship of norms informed by the biblical text, the relationships of values and virtues with society; (5) the role of the church in context; and (6) the application of the selected themes to the daily life of the believer and the church.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Introduction to Christian Ethics, Introduction to Christian Morality, Introduction to Theological Ethics (9/21).