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Ethics of Communication I (PHI 210)
Varies – self study.
May 2022 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: express knowledge of the ethical, philosophical, and practical issues involved in interpersonal communications; describe the conceptual underpinnings, and conclusions that dictate ethical communication in interpersonal relationships; assess various types of communication, language, and situations and determine the appropriate ethical response for all parties involved; discuss the theory and reasoning underlying the practical ethics of speaking ethically and avoiding lashon hara; identify and assess the necessary conditions for speaking about other people in theory and application; identify the sources and reasoning which at the foundation of ethical communication.
This course explores the ethical and moral issues involved in communication. Students are expected to know the sources, conceptual underpinnings, and conclusions that dictate ethical communication in interpersonal relationships. Topics include libel, slander, rebuke, innuendo, the Biblical sources for ethical communication, the problem of listening to disparaging speech, repercussions for unethical speech, speaking about others in the workplace, speaking in front of a person, speaking behind a person’s back, and more.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Religious Studies, Philosophy, or Linguistics (3/22).