Saint Louis University

Curriculum Requirements for a Minor in Health Care Ethics:

Total credit hours: 15
Pre-requisites: none
Transfer credits: Case-by-case basis
Grade requirements: C (2.0) or higher in all courses

Required Course:

Students must take ONE of the following:

HCE 2010: Foundations in Clinical Health Care Ethics
HCE 3020/THEO 3930 Foundations in Catholic Health Care Ethics (counts as either required foundations course or elective course)

Elective Courses:

Students may complete up to 12 credit hours from the following: Students pursuing the minor must take 201 prior to or concurrent with taking any 400-level electives. Three of the five courses for the minor must be 300 or 400 level courses (i.e. only two 200-level courses will count).

3010 Ethics in Clinical Medicine
3030 Disability Studies: Medicine, Ethics, and Policy
3100 Public Health & Social Justice
3200 Freaks & the Medical Body
3220 Desire to Dissect
3300 Bioethics & Human Nature Through Film (Study Abroad Madrid)
4210 Controversies in Death & Dying
4220 Controversies in Reproductive & Pediatric Ethics
4240 Ethics and Geriatric Care (Service-learning internship)
4250 Law & Bioethics
4260 Race and Research Ethics
4270 Controversies in Organ Procurement & Transplantation
4500 Ethics in Nursing & Health Care (for senior nursing students only)

Outside the Center:

Students may count 3 credit hours (or 1 course) from outside the HCE from the following list:

PHIL 2055: Ethics
PHIL 3360: Medical Ethics
THEO 2510: Christian Ethics
ENGL 3730: Introduction to Medical Humanities
ENGL 3740: Medicine and Literature


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