Information Ethics, Minor

This minor aims to help students: (1) develop in-depth knowledge of issues and topics in computing, data, and AI ethics; (2) build robust skills in ethical analysis, reasoning and evaluation. The minor is open to students from all majors. 

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified. 

A minimum of three of the courses to fulfill the minor must carry the PHIL prefix. At least two courses must be at or above the 2000-level.

Foundational Course
Complete one of the following:4
Technology and Human Values
PHIL 2145
Information Ethics Electives
Complete two courses from the following, not used above, one of which must be at or above the 4000 level:8
Technology and Human Values
PHIL 2145
PHIL 5005
PHIL 5010
The Law, Ethics, and Policy of Data and Digital Technologies
Cyberlaw: Privacy, Ethics, and Digital Rights
Ethics Electives
Complete one of the following courses not used above.4
Design of Experiments and Ethical Research (DOEER)
Introduction to Contemporary Moral Issues
Debating Ethical Controversies
Ethics: East and West
Technology and Human Values
Introduction to Economic Justice
Ethics and Philosophy through Sport
Moral and Social Problems in Healthcare
Business Ethics
Environmental Ethics
The Ethics of Food
Research Ethics
Ethics in the World’s Religions
Science Fiction and Film: Moral Dilemmas and Ethical Analysis
Ethics and Evolutionary Games
PHIL 2145
Philosophical Problems of Law and Justice
Social and Political Philosophy
Ancient Philosophy and Political Thought
Moral Philosophy
Global Justice
Ethics and Public Policy
PHIL 5005
PHIL 5010
PHIL 5011