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Bioethics

HNRS 2020 Sec. 01 - Fall 2019

Dr. Michael Rolfsen Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies

M 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
218 French House

This course will begin with a discussion of bioethics and its past abuse, rapidly move on to the foundational principles in medical ethical decision making, and spend the rest of the semester discussing controversial topics ranging from assisted suicide and brain death to human enhancement and manipulation of our genetic code. 

This course is taught by Michael Rolfsen, MD, a full time practicing physician, allowing for a rich blend of academic and practical education with real life experiences and cases to review. 

Fulfills General Education:

English Composition
Humanities
Social Sciences