In-depth lecture and small group discussion of varied bioethical issues. LDS Church positions emphasized when appropriate.
 Hours2.0 Credit, 1.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesIntroductory biology course.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining BIO 370
Course Outcomes

Philosophical Underpinnings of Bioethics and Bioethical Issues

Students will understand the ethical and philosophical underpinnings of bioethics and to develop ethical intuitions on bioethical issues.

Terminology, Vocabulary, and Objectives

Students will learn the terminology, vocabulary, and objectives of bioethics.

Bioethical Decisions

Students will understand the tools and approaches needed to make a bioethical decision and to communicate that decision in rationally informed way

Bioethical Primary Literature

Students will understand the bioethical primary literature, to understand how to read case studies, and familiarity with the major issues being discussed in bioethics today.