Explain the nature of ethical issues.
Demonstration of Proficiency
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies:
Competency 1: Explain the nature of ethical issues.
Explain the ethical basis for the relation of individuals to their government.
Competency 2: Critically examine the contributions of key thinkers from the history of ethics.
Describe the social contract theories of Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau.
Competency 3: Engage in ethical debate.
Assess the advantages and disadvantages of theories as they relate to a selected issue.
Competency 4: Develop a position on a contemporary ethical issue.
Apply traditional social contract theories to a selected contemporary issue.
Competency 5: Communicate effectively in the context of personal and professional moral discourse.
Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for members of professional communities.