Biomedical Ethics
Course# 50:730:249:B1
Course runs:  5/30/23 – 7/7/23
Professor Gentzel
Gen Ed:  EAV

Exploration of moral issues in medicine and medical research. Course will typically focus on issues raised by the creation and termination of life and include topics such as abortion, stem cell research, cloning, prenatal screening for disability, right to medical care, human experimentation, genetic enhancement and eugenics, animal experimentation, the diagnosis of death, and euthanasia.

Biomedical Ethics
Course# 50:730:249:J1
Course runs:  7/24/23 – 8/16/23
Professor Denehy
Gen Ed:  EAV

Ethics and the Future of Humanity
Course# 50:730:329:D1
Course runs:  6/26/23 – 7/21/23
Professor Rooney
Gen Ed:  EAV

Exploration of moral and social issues pertaining to emerging technologies. Topics covered include human enhancement, artificial intelligence, robotics, reproductive technology and cloning, and artificial life.

Introduction to Religious Studies
Course# 50:840:101:D1
Course runs:  6/26/23 – 7/21/23
Professor Karapanagiotis
Gen Ed: GCM

This course introduces students to major academic methods for the study of religion and theories about religious belief and practice. It draws on diverse materials from the world’s religions and multiple disciplinary approaches. Topics may include belief systems, morality, sacred literature, myth, ritual, history, gender, ethnicity, and debates about the roles of religion in contemporary life.

Introduction to World Religions
Course# 50:840:103:J1
Course runs:  7/24/23 – 8/26/23
Professor Olsen
Gen Ed: GCM, G

A general introduction to the basic religious concerns of humanity, and the ways in which religions have developed in Eastern and Western history, giving intellectual, moral, and institutional expression to the meaning of human existence.

Introduction to the Bible
Course# 50:840:110:A1
Course runs:  5/20/23 – 6/23/23
Professor Wall
Gen Ed: C, G, HAC

Historical and literary exploration of portions of the Tanach (Old Testament) and New Testament that have had the most lasting influence on Western culture. Focus on the meaning of key terms like covenant and evil, biblical authorship, and different ways the text may be interpreted today.