Bioethics Minor Requirements

The practice of medicine, the development of public health policies, and advances in the biomedical sciences raise fundamental moral and philosophical issues. The bioethics program is designed to provide students with an understanding of these issues, and the background and the conceptual tools to think about them clearly. The program is a collaboration between the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and the Department of Philosophy, and draws on the resources of both.

AS.150.219Introduction to Bioethics3
AS.150.220Introduction to Moral Philosophy3
Select one of the following:6-8
General Biology I
and General Biology II
and Cell Biology
Structural Biology of Cells
and Structural Biology of Cells Laboratory
and Biochemistry and Molecular Engineering
At least two upper-level (300- or 400-level) seminars offered by the bioethics program (AS.150.3xx+ with POS-Tag PHIL-BIOETH) 6
Two additional bioethics seminars not counted in fulfillment of the previous requirement approved by the program’s advisory committee. 16
Total Credits24-26

Pre-approved courses fulfilling this requirement will have the POS-Tag PHIL-BIOETH in their course description.

All courses must be taken for letter grades and receive a grade of C- or higher.

For more information, please contact Professor Hilary Bok.