Course Objectives

At the end of the course the students should be able to:

  1. Explain ethics as the practical science of the morality of human conduct as a means for the achievement of ultimate happiness,
  2. Differentiate human acts from the acts of man and to understand their implications,
  3. Analyze the aspects that contribute to the voluntariness and moral responsibility of the actions of man,
  4. Explain the proper fundamental criteria in the judgment of the actions of man and the moral order,
  5. Realize the obligation of man to form his conscience by studying the norms of morality and conforming his conduct on them,
  6. Understand the nature of the basic human virtues and to develop the will to practice them,
  7. Explain the basis of the dignity of the human person through his origins, powers, and end,
  8. Appreciate the role of values and virtues in achieving ultimate happiness,
  9. Explain the nature of work that provides the philosophical foundation to the rights of a worker.