Write 4–6 pages in which you articulate the basis for your personal ethical code and apply it to a contemporary issue.
Ethical conduct is an intensely personal, individual choice. Once you have formed a personal ethic, it is also important to articulate it.
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
Competency 1. Explain the nature of ethical issues.
State alternative positions with respect to a significant ethical issue.
Competency 3: Engage in ethical debate.
Assess the advantages and disadvantages of differing approaches to a contemporary issue.
Competency 4: Develop a position on a contemporary ethical issue.
Defend a personal approach to ethical decision-making.
Defend a position on a contemporary ethical issue.
Competency 5: Communicate effectively in the context of personal and professional moral discourse.
Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for professional communities.
When discussing the advantages and disadvantages, discuss the pros and cons of the philosophical theory for making and ethical decision in your scenario (not the pros and cons of the situation itself). Deontological approach, consequentialist or virtue theory.