BIO6700EN - Bioethics

Course description

With increasing technological advances and scientific innovation, several things can be done today that were not possible in tha last decades and several more will become possible in the coming years. The opportunities brought about by advances in the field of biology and medicine have generated enormous controversial ethical issues that need to be studied. This course takes on an interdeciplinary approcah to address some of this controversial issues patening to the ethical questions arising from environmental, biological, medical, and political aspects of our everyday life

How this course benefits students

Students will learns about the moral and biblical bases and view point of some of the critical issues of ethical concern today. Students will also be able to analyse, discuss, and defend their views on provocking ethical concerns of our presnet day

Why this course is important

Students will be engaged in hard work on multiple assignment and will use lessons learned for practical applications.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Biological Studies
Educational level
Learning type
Upcoming terms
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

This course will attract every students efforts towards our christian obligation to maintain moral uprightness and Christian beliefs even at a time of changing world views and moral decadence.

Missionally driven

Missionary biologists are to tend and care for all live forms and the environment we live in

Contextually informed

rather than participate in its degradation.

Interculturally focused

Systemizing, defending, and recomending concepts of moral uprightness in an era of decadence and changing world views is of urgent need.

Practically minded

With the spread of globalization, ethical concerns are bridging cultural differences. The approach of this course will however enable students from any and every culture to develop the skills for moral and ethical thinking of the cntroversial issues happening around the world today

Experientially transformed

Students will leave the course with abroad way of thinking about morality and ethics; and will be apt with skills to deal with controversial issues that arise in the field of biology and medicine, in the face of technological advances.