What is the ethics and social responsibility option in philosophy?
The ethics and social responsibility option in philosophy is designed for students who are especially concerned with exploring issues around individual and social moral responsibility, including in the areas of business, medicine, politics and technology. You’ll learn critical analytical and communication skills while exploring topics through a philosophical lens. You’ll be able to explore deep questions around issues such as the ethics of markets and money, law and medicine, and the implications of rapidly emerging technology. Majors in the philosophy degree program pursue careers in fields including business, education, law, medicine, technology and public service.
Why study ethics and social responsibility at UNH?
Our internationally-renowned professors in the philosophy program are experts in ethics and social and political philosophy, and they emphasize discussion, debate and writing in their courses. You’ll be able to participate in the weekly on-campus and student-led Socratic Society discussions, and occupy various leadership roles in the department, the university and the community.
- Business professional
- Communications executive
- Community service organizer
- Healthcare professional
- Technology professional