PHIL 3010 Ethical Issues in Communication
(SS) Coll of Arts, Hum & Social Sci
(SHPS) CAHS - History & Political Sci
This course provides an introduction to moral reasoning through a philosophical examination of major ethical problems in communications, such as those encountered by media professionals; conflicts of interest, morally offensive content, media influences on anti-social behavior, confidential sources, privacy, truth and honesty in reporting, among others. Student will be introduced to the idea that ethical problems are largely a matter of normative ethical (philosophical) theory. Prerequisite: COMP 2000, COMP 2010, or COMP 2020 or COMP 2000H. Frequency: Every Winter. (Description Last Updated: Fall 2016 (201720))
- Identify when the moral assessment of a situation is called by recognizing ethical issues specific to the context of communications media (i.e., can distinguish claims of fact from claims of value in media communications contexts).
- Apply abstract concepts (normative ethical theories and principles) consistently and coherently to real-life situations.
- Evaluate reasons used to support moral decisions.
- Explain how one's behavior has an impact on others.
- Demonstrate tolerance for disagreement by taking account of and respecting points of view other than their own.
|Current Course Offerings|
|201730||30971||01/09 - 05/05/2017||Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus||Mulvey, Bernard|
|201730||30989||01/11 - 05/03/2017||Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus||Mulvey, Bernard|
|Future Course Offerings (Subject To Change)|
|No courses currently scheduled|
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