Ethics and Morality in Public Affairs

PAI 746, 3 credits

Ethics and Morality in Public Affairs is designed to enhance students’ ability to think ethically about the means and ends of public policy. The course examines normative concepts and principles that typically enter into moral reasoning and use of those tools in analyzing actual cases. Through discussions, students will be able to gain a better understanding of the moral issues facing the decision-makers and explore how those issues might be resolved in ethically responsible ways.