1. Ethics and Entrepreneurship *
capstone module introduces the candidate to the historical freedom philosophy, the cultural ethic of the founding fathers
of America, and the economic system born from it in pursuit of "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." Explores
the export of the philosophy deeply rooted in the Judeo-Christian work ethic and how that impacts an international views and the current shaping of
a global ethical mind set. This study permits the candidate the opportunity to understand how individuals from international views and the current shaping of
a global ethical mind set. This study permits the candidate the opportunity to understand how individuals from different cultures
and differing values will be influenced and react to the control center dynamics of their organization’s founding fathers,
whether it is a multinational or even a government influenced by war and outside cultural influences.
2. Ethics and Character Development *
values, ethical, and character issues as they apply to personal preferences within the context of personal and societal development
with a special emphasis on practical applied ethics. Stresses the importance of character education. Offers opportunities
for in-depth, analytical case study.
3. Contemporary Social
Provides the candidate
with modern social dilemmas which supply research opportunities that focus on the essentials of how ethical
applications may better direct human behaviors in their social-cultural environments. Reasoning assumptions
and decision practices using ethical codes are explored.
Information & Technology Ethics
Examines the consequences of the use of technology within modern communities and questions the impact of how communications
issues are defined, researched and used for the making and use of public policy and the development of civil society. Ethical
principles are applied to various aspects of such policy decisions.
5. Education Ethics
Explores the appropriate place and use of ethical
principles within the theory and practice of education from K through12 and beyond. The assumptions underlying curriculum
development, technology in education, lifelong learning, and other such issues are related to how ethical mechanisms might
foster educational reform.
6. Cultural Values & Ethics *
Provides a survey
of essential cultural values and how ethical questions are framed according to cultural preferences. Questions of ethical/social
interest are studied with practical applications in local settings examined for the integration of personal
and academic insights.
The Ethics of Terrorism
A look at the ethics
of terrorism from a criminal justice perspective and its values justification by extremists.
Examined are the intellectual
support, ethical justification, and financial underwriting
accorded it by various segments of the international community and those who use it to incite and inflame
the moral indignation of historically oppressed peoples.