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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Ethics of Speech I (ETH-330)


Varies (self-study, self-paced). 

Various; distance learning format.

November 2020 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to discuss in-depth knowledge of the ethical and moral issues involved in communication, expected to know the sources, conceptual underpinnings, and conclusions that dictate ethical communication in interpersonal relationships.  Using theoretical knowledge, students assess types of language and situations to determine the appropriate ethical response for all parties involved.


The distance learning course explores the ethical, philosophical, and practical issues involved in interpersonal communications. Topics include libel, slander, rebuke, innuendo, Biblical sources for ethical communication, the problem of listening to disparaging speech, repercussions for unethical speech, speaking about others in the workplace, and guidelines for ethically eliciting negative speech for a valid benefit. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Philosophy or Ethics. (11/20)