X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Ethics in Life Sciences (ELS)

Department of Philosophy, College of Arts

This program draws together critical and foundational analysis of the sciences (scientific method and concepts) with the philosophical disciplines of pure and applied ethics. The program will be of particular interest to students seeking to become skilled at interpreting and discussing concrete scientific developments and at analyzing and evaluating ethical issues in the life sciences.

Minor (Honours Program)

A minimum of 5.00 credits in Philosophy is required, including:

  1. PHIL*2120, PHIL*2180, PHIL*3450

  2. At least 2 of the following courses (minimum 1.00 credits): PHIL*2070, PHIL*2030, PHIL*3170, PHIL*4040

  3. At least 2 of the following courses in Ethics (minimum 1.00 credits): PHIL*2060, PHIL*2600, PHIL*3040, PHIL*3230, PHIL*4060, PHIL*4230, PHIL*4310, PHIL*4340

  4. At least 2 of the following courses in Metaphysics/Epistemology (minimum 1.00 credits): PHIL*2160, PHIL*2170, PHIL*2250, PHIL*2370, PHIL*3130, PHIL*3180, PHIL*3190, PHIL*4360, PHIL*4370, PSYC*3280

  5. 0.50 additional credits in Philosophy

Students must have at least 2.00 credits in Philosophy at the 3000 level or above.

NOTE: PSYC*3280 counts as a Philosophy credit.

University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1