Paideia 450: Ethical Choices

Paideia 450 Ethical Choices is a course for juniors and seniors devoted to interdisciplinary study of ethical issues that confront us in our lives as learners and citizens. Paideia 450 courses pay special attention to the nature of moral decision-making through discussion and the continued development of student's writing. View a list of course offerings from previous years.

Course Topics Fall 2015

  • Making Decisions for U.S. Schools
  • Archaeologies of the Future
  • Participating in the Divine: God Through Art

Course Topics January 2016
(off campus)

  • People and Parks: Pastoralism and Conservation in East Africa (Tanzania)
  • Stability and Change in Vietnam (Vietnam)
  • Borders, Migration, and Identity: the Dominican Republic and Haiti (Dominican Republic, Haiti)
  • English Theatre: Mirror of Society and Human Condition (England)
  • Entrepreneurship and the Common Good (California)

Course Topics January 2016
(on campus)

  • Here on Earth
  • The Value(s) of College
  • Anthropology and Public Health

Course Topics Spring 2016

  • Making Decisions for U.S. Schools
  • The Color of Change
  • Considering Animals

 Course Topics Summer 2016

  • Making Decisions for U.S. Schools (on campus)
  • Cold Wars Then and Now: Germany, Czech Republic, and Ukraine
  • Dao, Mao, Now: Chinese Perspectives on Change

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Check out the gallery of photos from recent off-campus Paideia 450 courses.