Applied Ethics (Option)


A woman in a business suit smiling up at the camera, surround by other people in suits that are blurred outWith courses grounded in critical thinking, ethical theory and applied ethics, this emphasis is ideal if you are interested in everything from advocacy and public policy issues to working in the fields of medicine, law, environmental resource management, business and computing.

An option is a “mini-minor” – a set of courses in one discipline that can be completed in conjunction with any undergraduate degree program, allowing you to focus on an additional subject of interest.


To earn this emphasis, you will need to fulfill the requirements of a General or Honours degree in addition to successfully completing the following 5.0 credits:

  •  1.0 PHIL credit from PHIL 1000H, 1100H, or 1200H (or 1001Y, 1004H, 1005Y)
  •  1.5 PHIL credits consisting of PHIL 2110H (or 2300Y), 3110H, and 3120H (or 3380Y)
  •  1.0 PHIL credit from PHIL 2150H (or 2032Y), 2390H, or 3370H
  •  0.5 PHIL credit from PHIL 2010H, 2020H, or 2030H
  •  1.0 PHIL credit from PHIL 3140H and 3180H (or 3390Y), or 3300Y, or 4250H and 4260H (or 4200Y)

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