Requirements total 25-26 hours. This includes 18 hours of required courses and 7-8 hours of Bioethics courses taken either at Trinity College or Trinity Graduate School. Bioethics credit may also be earned by enrolling in the Bioethics Conference institutes and wrap-around courses offered each summer (usually in mid-July). Students may register for these courses during May term. Three of the required hours meet general education requirements.

Required Courses
BE 474XIntroduction to Bioethics 13
or BE 476X Undergraduate Bioethics Institute
BE 475XTopics in Bioethics: 13
or BE 477X Undergraduate National Conference
PH 170Logic3
PH 180Introduction to Philosophy3
PH 182Ethics3
Elective Courses
Select 7-8 hours of the following: 27-8
Clinical Issues in Bioethics
Bioethics and Public Policy
Bioethics Colloquium
Readings in Bioethics
Personhood in Theological & Philosophical Perspective
Bioethics Seminar
Total Hours22-23

BIO 474X (graduate course BE 5000) and BIO 475X (graduate course BE 7700) have reduced in-course requirements for undergraduates. Courses taken under the BE ___ designation remain at the graduate level in course content but are designated on the transcript as fulfilling the undergraduate requirements for a minor. If applied toward a minor and/or toward the required hours for graduation, the course(s) may not subsequently be applied toward a graduate degree.


Elective courses that may be taken at Trinity Graduate School under the BE designation