Bioethics Medical Ethics Major

Description: A program that focuses on the application of ethics, religion, jurisprudence, and the social sciences to the analysis of health care issues, clinical decisionmaking, and research procedures. Includes instruction in philosophical ethics, moral value, medical sociology, theology, spirituality and health, policy analysis, decision theory, and applications to problems such as death and dying, therapeutic relationships, organ transplantation, human and animal subjects, reproduction and fertility, health care justice, cultural sensitivity, needs assessment, professionalism, conflict of interest, chaplaincy, and clinical or emergency procedures. Is Bioethics Medical Ethics the right major for you?
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Bioethics Medical Ethics Major

What Courses Do Bioethics Medical Ethics Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Bioethics Medical Ethics majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Ethics
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Sociology
  • Theology
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