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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHIL 313 - Sports Ethics (3 credits)

(Prereq: Sophomore standing or higher, or permission of the instructor) This course is an attempt to clarify and explore general as well as specific ethical issues in sports. Topics the course investigates may include the moral significance of sport and concepts such as sportspersonship, as well as more specific issues such as the use of steroids, equal opportunity, payment for college athletes, and more. No background in ethics is required. The course may include a brief introduction to ethical reasoning and theory before exploring particular issues, applying ethical principles to real world situations in and involving sports. Offered as needed.