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Program Overview

Program Overview

Dive even deeper into the philosophical questions of life. Understand not only behaviors but the motivations behind them and the internal decisions that cause them. Developed with a Christian foundation, our Applied Ethics minor will allow you to consider these complex questions in a safe, explorative setting. Our experienced faculty will guide you through the history of ethical principles and how we engage with them today. Grasp these concepts in order to better understand yourself and the world around you.

Admissions Requirements

Admissions Requirements

Courses

Courses

Choose one of the following courses:

  • LUHP 2003 - Great Ideas in Philosophy
  • PL 1003 - Introduction to Philosophy

Specific Courses Required:

  • BI 1073 - The Story of Jesus
  • BI 1093 - The Story of Israel
  • BI 4213 - Biblical Ethics
  • PL 3433 - Ethical Theory
  • PL 366V - Business and Professional Ethics (3 hours)
Tuition & Aid

Tuition & Aid

Expert faculty, small class sizes

Learn from award-winning, experienced faculty who actually care about you. Our small class sizes allow us to get to know you personally. We lead an approachable community within our respective programs. Our faculty connections are the experts on their subject matter, too.

Service learning

We provide you the opportunity to enhance your academic understanding by applying what you’ve learned in class to service projects that benefit our community. Before graduation, you’ll participate in at least two SALT (Serving and Learning Together) projects.

Internship

Become more competitive in the job market with an internship related to your interests. You’ll gain experience and boost your exposure. An internship will also help you learn whether you’ve chosen a career you’ll enjoy.

Our Faculty

  • Caleb Clanton

    J. Caleb Clanton

    Professor of Philosophy

    Caleb Clanton has been on faculty at Lipscomb University since 2012. He taught previously at Pepperdine University, where he served as the Director of the Philosophy Program and was twice...

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  • Lee Mayo

    Lee Mayo

    Lecturer in Philosophy

    Lee Mayo has been teaching at Lipscomb since 2013. He completed his Ph.D. in the Philosophy and the History and Philosophy of Science (HPS) graduate programs at the University...

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Career Paths

Psychologists

Psychologists study cognitive, emotional, and social processes and behavior by observing, interpreting, and recording how individuals relate to one another and to their environments. They use their findings to help improve processes and behaviors.

Directors, religious activities and education

Plan, direct, or coordinate programs designed to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.

Legislators

Develop, introduce or enact laws and statutes at the local, tribal, State, or Federal level. Includes only workers in elected positions.