Sample Curriculum Plans

Applied Philosophy: Health Care Ethics (MA)

Both full-time and part-time options are available for completing the degree. Example schedules for each are given below.

Full Time Schedule

Year 1 Year 2
Fall

1. BETH 680: Foundations of Bioethics

2. BETH 681: Current Controversies or 682: Health and Social Justice

3. Approved Elective

1. BETH 685: Internship (CGE/Capstone)

2. Approved Elective

3. Approved Elective

Spring

1. BETH 683: Racialized Medicine

2. BETH 684: Clinical Ethics

3. Track course: PHPB 630: Social Determinants of Health or

     BETH 636: Philosophy of Science or LAW 980: Law, Medicine, and Ethics


1. BETH 681: Current Controversies or BETH 682: Health and Social Justice

2. Approved Elective

3. Free elective; may repeat/continue internship for credit

Accelerated (1 year) schedule

Summer 1

Approved Elective

*Approved Elective (A total of three electives over two summers)

Fall 1

BETH 680: Foundations of Bioethics

BETH 681: Current Controversies

Track course: PHPB 630 or BETH 636 or LAW 980

Approved Elective

Spring 1

BETH 682: BETH 682: Health and Social Justice

BETH 683: Racialized Medicine

BETH 684: Clinical Ethics

BETH 685: Internship (CGE/Capstone)

Summer 2

Approved Elective

*Approved Elective (A total of three electives over two summers)

Part Time Schedules

For all part time schedules please note that the availability of approved electives varies during the summer. A total of four approved electives must be taken to complete the degree. We recommend that you evaluate elective availability on a semester by semester basis. Contact the program coordinator at any time for a review of your current progress toward degree completion.

 

On these schedules you will only need one of the electives marked with an asterisk, there are multiple opportunities to complete the class.

Two courses per semester, with summer courses. Summer graduation.

Year 1 Year 2
Fall

BETH 680: Foundations of Bioethics

BETH 681: Current Controversies or BETH 682: Health and Social Justice

BETH 685: Internship (CGE/Capstone)

Track Course: BETH 636 or PHPB 630, or LAW 980

Spring

BETH 683: Racialized Medicine

BETH 684: Clinical Ethics

BETH 682: Health and Social Justice or BETH 681: Current Controversies

BETH 684: Clinical Ethics

 

Summer

Approved Elective

Approved Elective* (total of 3 electives over 2 summers)

Approved Elective

Approved Elective* (total of 3 electives over 2 summers)

One course per semester, with summer courses. Spring graduation.

Note - this schedule is the recommended model for current faculty or staff wishing to complete the degree while working full time.

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Fall BETH 680: Foundations of Bioethics BETH 682: Health and Social Justice Track course: BETH 636 or PHPB 630 or LAW 980 Approved Elective
Spring BETH 681: Current Controversies BETH 684: Clinical Ethics BETH 683: Racialized Medicine BETH 685: Internship (CUE/ Capstone)
Summer Approved Elective Approved Elective Approved Elective

Dual degrees follow specific curriculums based on the doctoral level degree. Please see the dual degree pages for more information.