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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

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. 

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

September 2016 – Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

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.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Ethics, Humanities, or Judaic Studies (9/16) (11/22 revalidation).