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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 II (ETH-335)


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 and know the sources, conceptual underpinnings, and conclusions that dictate ethical communication in interpersonal relationships.  Using theoretical knowledge, students will assess types of language and situations to determine the appropriate ethical response for all parties involved.


This distance learning course covers the ethical, philosophical, and practical issues involved in interpersonal communications. Topics include tale-bearing, gossip, slander, rebuke, implicating others for wrongdoing, defending oneself from accusations, the question of intent, ambiguous comments, and deprecating speech for a positive purpose.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Philosophy, Communications, Business Law, or Judaic Studies (11/20).