Introductory Courses, whether issues-oriented or historically-oriented, do not presuppose any prior acquaintance with philosophy. They may be taken in any order. For more advising information, consult the Philosophy Department website.
For students who want to participate in the Union College Ethics Bowl Team. This practicum provides students the opportunity to further develop their ethical reasoning, critical thinking, and communication skills by participating in the National Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Program and the Bioethics Bowl. Ethics Bowls are case study competitions that combine the excitement and fun of a competitive quiz with an innovative approach to education in practical and professional ethics. Students enrolled in this course will represent Union College at two events in the 2011-12 academic year. Petition required.