2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin

ISP 321 Moral, Legal and Ethical Dilemmas that Shape the U.S.A.

3 hours 

This course examines the merits of different arguments about the bases of morality and ethics, the sources of our ideas about right and wrong, and the impact of these beliefs on the administration of justice in the U.S. We will use art, social science, legal, historical, and religious texts to explore struggles for animal rights; civil rights; reproductive rights; patient rights; the rights of suspects, defendants, and prisoners; and economic justice in the U.S.




ENG 201 and junior standing or above


ENG 201 and junior standing or above


This course satisfies the John Jay College Option: Struggle for Justice and Equality in the U.S. (300-level) area of the Gen Ed Program.