Health Care Ethics, Minor
Saint Louis University's minor in health care ethics allows students to examine some of the ethical questions that arise in the complex health care system.
Students will discuss the definition of death, how to allocate donated organs, what is considered a disease and when to withdraw life-sustaining treatment.
Students pursuing the minor in health care ethics must take Foundations in Clinical Health Care Ethics (HCE 2010) before or at the same time as any 4000-level courses. Two of the five courses for the minor must be at the 3000 or 4000 level.
|Select one of the following:
|Foundations in Clinical Health Care Ethics
Select 12 credits from courses with the "Health Care Ethics Minor" attribute. Students may take one Elective outside of the center:
|Ethics (strongly recommended)
or PHIL 2055
|Ethics, Justice, & the Person
|Introduction to Medical Humanities, Literature
|Medicine and Literature
A student must maintain a GPA in coursework for the minor in health care ethics of at least 2.00.