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COURSE SYLLABUS

In

GEC-E

Ethics
Second Semester, AY 2018-2019

Department/ Area : Social Sciences and Management Department


Curriculum : Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT)
Curricular Year : 2018-2019
No. of Hours/Sem. : 54 Hours
Credit Unit(s) : 3 Units
Prerequisite(s) : None

Vision of the University:


The premier multidisciplinary technological university.

Mission of the University:


Cebu Technological University provides advanced professional and technical instruction for special purposes, industrial trade, teacher education, agriculture,
fishery, forestry, engineering, aeronautics and land-based programs, arts and sciences, health sciences, information technology and other relevant fields of
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study. It undertakes research, production and extension services, and provides progressive leadership across the areas of specialization for global
empowerment.

Goals of the College:


CAS aims at the integral development of the individual toward fullness as a human being through the humanistic and scientific studies

Program Outcomes:

PO1: Articulate and discuss the latest developments in the specific field of practice.
PO2: Communicate effectively through oral and in written forms using both English and Filipino.
PO3: Work effectively and independently in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams.
PO4: Act in recognition or professional, social and ethical responsibilities.
PO5: Preserve and promote “Filipino historical and cultural heritage” (based on RA 7722)
PO6: Apply principles of ethical behavior in the modern society.
PO7: Appreciate art, history, philosophy and other fields of humanities in the contemporary society

Course Description:

Ethics deals with principles of ethical behavior in modern society at the level of person, society and in interaction with the environment and other shared
resources. (CMO 20 series of 2013)

Morality pertains to the standards of right and wrong that an individual originally picks up from the community. The course discusses the context and
principles of ethical behavior in modern society at the level of individual, society and in interaction with the environment and other shared resources. The course
also teaches students to make moral decisions using by using dominant moral frameworks and by applying a seven-step moral reasoning model to analyze and
solve moral dilemmas.

The course is organized according to the three (3 main elements) of the moral experience: (a) agent, including context- cultural, communal, and
environmental; (b) the act; the reason or framework (for the act).

Course Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the course, the students will be able to:


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1. Differentiate moral and non-Moral problems


2. Describe what a moral experience is as it happens in different levels of human existence
3. Explain the influences of Filipino culture on the way students look at moral experiences and solve moral dilemmas
4. Describe the elements of moral development and moral experiences
5. Use ethical frameworks or principles to analyze moral experiences
6. Make sound ethical moral judgments based on principles to analyze moral experiences
7. Develop sensitivity to the common good
8. Understand and internalize the principles of ethical behavior in modern society at the level of person, society, and in interaction with the environment and
other shared resources.

COURSE CONTENT:

INTENDED LEARNING ASSESSMENT TEACHING/LEARNI LEARNING REFERENCE NO. OF REMARKS/


CONTENTS
OUTCOMES TASK(S) NG ACTIVITY RESOURCE HOURS EVALUATION
1. Discuss the  Oral Exam  Discuss the CTU/CAS  Posters of  CTU Student 3 hours
University’s and the  Essay importance the Mission, Vision CTU VMGO Manual
College’s Vision, adherence of and Goals
Mission and Goals. University’s
VMGO
2. Relate the Vision,
Mission and Goals  Making an essay
of the College and on the relation of
the University to the VMGO to their
course. respective degree
program
3. Point out the
relevant relationship
of the VMGO to their
degree program.

Introduction: .
Key Concepts

1. Recall rules they  Written quiz  Class discussion  Orientation to  Books  Rachels, 1 hour
have to follow  Essay  Class Sharing the course  Student James.
Writing Manual “What is
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2. Explain why they  Oral  Mini-  Other Morality?”


have to follow rules Examination Lecture/Lecture researches Chap. 1 in
 Case discussion  Difference  Board & The 1 hour
 Viewing of video between moral Marker Elements of
3. Differentiate clip and non-moral  Visual Moral
between moral and standards Presentation Philosophy,
non-moral standards  News clips. 1-15. 4th ed.
 What are moral (Instructor New
dilemmas? will have to York:McGraw 1 hour
choose from -Hill College,
4. Recognize and recall  The three levels current news 2004.
a moral experience of moral events)  Palma-
dilemmas:  Cases Angeles, 2 hours
a. individual written by Antonette,
5. Identify the three b.organizational students and Rowena
levels of moral c. structural Azada-
dilemmas Palacios.
 Freedom as Medicine
foundation for Prices, Price
moral acts Controls, and
the Philippine 1 hour
Pharmaceutic
6. Explain why only al Industry.
human beings can Makati:
be ethical Ateneo
Graduate
School of
Business,
2011.
 A Clockwork
Orange.
Directed by
Stanley
Kubrick.
Burbank, CA:
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Warner
Bros., 1971
Part I: The Moral
Agent

1. Articulate what  Written quiz  Class Discussion  What is  Books  Rachels, 1 hour
culture means  Oral  Class Sharing Culture? How  Laptop James.”The
Examination  Class Lecture does it define  Marker Challenge of
2. Attribute facets of  Essay  Viewing of video our moral  Board Cultural
personal behavior to Writing clip behavior?  Other Relativism.”
culture  Case discussion Researches Chap. 2 in
 Use of Graphics  Visual The Elements
3. Recognize  Cultural Presentation of Moral 2 hours
differences in moral Relativism:  Cultural Philosophy,
behavior of different definition, artifacts 16-31. 4th ed.
cultures advantages of brought by New York:
recognizing the students McGraw-Hill
4. Appreciate the differences, and  College,
Animation or
differences the dangers of 2004.
presentation
the position on circularity  Licuanan,
5. Evaluate the Patricia et. al.
of acts and
strengths and
character. “ A Moral
weaknesses of Recovery
 Character
cultural relativism  The Filipino studies of Program:
Way Nelson Building a
6. Analyze crucial People- 2 hours
Mandela and
qualities of the Building
Adolf Hitler.
moral identity in Nation.” In
their moral Values in
experiences Philippine
Culture and
7. Evaluate elements Education:
that need to be  The Universal Philippine
changed Values Philosophical
Studies I, 1 hour
8. Identify universal edited by
values
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Manuel B. Dy
9. Explain why Jr., 31-48.
universal values are Washington,
necessary for  How is moral DC: The
human survival character Council for
developed? Research in 3 hours
10. Recall defining Values and
moments in their Philosophy,
moral formation 1994.
 Kohlberg,
11. Explain the Lawrence.
relationship between Essays on
individual acts and  The Stages of Moral
character Moral Development.
Development Vol 1 of the 3 hours
12. Identify and Philosophy of
articulate each Moral
stage of moral Development:
development Moral Stages
and Idea of
13. Check their personal Justice. San
growth, and three Francisco, CA:
other cases, against Harper & Row,
the stages of moral 1981.
development
Part II: The Act

1. Recall immediate  Written quiz  Case discussion  Reason and  Books  Rachels, 3 hours
responses to moral  Oral  Class Discussion Impartiality as  Laptop James.”What
dilemmas Examination  Class Sharing requirements for  Marker is Morality?”
 Essay  Class Lecture ethics  Board Chap. 1 in
2. Differentiate Writing  Viewing of video  Other The Elements
responses based on clip Researches of Moral
reason and those Use of Graphics  Visual Philosophy, 1-
based on feelings Presentation 15.4th ed.
New York:
McGraw-Hill
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3. Capture and  Feelings and  News clips to College, 3 hours


analyze their reason: Upsurge illustrate 2004.
feelings in moral of feelings is feelings as  Rae, Scott
experiences natural and what instinctive B., and
we do with them response Kenman L.
4. Compare is makes us  Cases Wong. “ A
reasonable and ethical or Model for
emotional unethical. Moral
responses. Decision
 The ethical Making.”
requirements of Chap. 16 in
reason and Beyond 2 hours
impartiality Integrity: A
Judeo-
5. Check real-life  The 7-step Christian
cases against the 7- moral reasoning Approach to
step model, a model model Business 2 hours
that uses reason Ethics. Grand
and impartiality.  The difference Rapids, MI:
between reason Zondervan,
6. Differentiate and will 1996.
knowing and 2 hours
actually executing a  Que,
good moral Nemesio S.,
decision. S.J. “ Notes
7. Judge their own on Moral
moral behavior in Deliberation.
terms of planning ” Introduction
and execution in to course
important moral notes for
experiences PH104:
Foundations
of Moral
Value.
Ateneo de
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Manila
University

 Wernahe,
Patricia H.
Moral
Imagination
and
Management
Decision
Making. New
York: Oxford
University
Press, 1999.
MIDTERM EXAMINATION 1 hour
Part III:
Frameworks and
Principles
Behind our
Moral
Disposition
Frameworks

1. Explain the role of  Written quiz  Case discussion  Moral theories  Books  Aristotle. 3 hours
mental frames in  Oral  Class Discussion and mental  Laptop Books I-II in
moral experience Examination  Class Sharing frames and  Marker the
 Essay  Class Lecture why they are  Board Nichomachea
2. Classify the Writing  Viewing of video important  Other n Ethics.
dominant mental clip Researches Translated by
frames Visual Martin
 Aristotle and Presentation Oswald.
3. Articulate what virtue St. Thomas  Cases Indianapolis:
ethic is Bobbs-Merill
Educational
4. Critique virtue ethics Publishing,
1983.
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5. Make use of virtue  Kant


ethics Immanuel. “
Categorical
6. Understand and  Kants and Imperative.” In 3 hours
articulate the rights Rights Ethics Groundwork
theory of the
Metaphysic of
7. Differentiate a legal Morals,
from a moral right translated by
H. J. Paton,
8. Critique rights theory 162-76. New
York: Harper
9. Make use of the and Row
rights theory Publishers,
 Utilitarianism Inc., 1964.
10. Articulate what 3 hours
utilitarianism is  Rawls,
John. “ A
11. Critique utilitarianism theory of
Justice.” In
12. Make use of reason at
utilitarianism Work:
Introductory
13. Articulate what  Justice and Readings in 3 hours
justice and fairness Fairness Philosophy,
are edited by
 Taxation Steven M.
14. Critique justice and (Mandated Cahn and
fairness Topic) Georege
Sher, 262-
15. Make use of justice 76. Fort
and fairness Worth, TX:
Harcourt
Brace
College
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Publishers,
1996.
Conclusion:
Ethics through
Thick or Thin,
and Ethics and
Religion

1. Identify the  Class Discussion  Globalization Books  Knicker,


important moral  Class Sharing and its ethical Laptop Nicole. “
challenges of  Viewing of video challenges Marker Mcdonald’s:
globalization clip Board Winning at
Other Global
2. Compare responses  Millenials and Researches Marketing
to shared moral filinials. Ethical Visual Strategies.
dilemmas of baby challenges and Presentation “Global E
boomers and responses  Campbell, Brands,
millenials W. Keith. “ September
The 15, 2013.
3. State qualities of the Narcissism http:globalbra
filinial Epidemic. “ nds.com/mcd
Interview by onals-
4. Construct a plan for Steve winning-at-
coping with the Paikin. The global-
challenges of Agenda with marketing-
globalization Steve strategies.
Paikin, July
5. Differentiate ethics 31, 2013.  Friedman,
from religion https://yout Thomas.
u.be/lv2Lk The Lexus
6. Appreciate the role AWc7Tk. and the Olive
of religion in a Tree:Underst
globalized world  Filipino anding
American Globalization
Millenials.” . 1st ed. New
Makilala
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TV, York: Anchor


October 4, Books, 2000.
2014
https://yout  Reyes,
u.be/H2rvF Ramon
sl64k8. Castillo. “
Relation
between Ethics
and Religious
Belief. “ In The
Moral
Dimension:
Essays in Honor
of Ramon
Castillo Reyes,
edited by
Nemesio S Que,
S.J., Oscar G.
Bulaong Jr., and
Michael Ner E.
Mariano, 107-
12. Quezon City,
PH: Office of
Research and
Publications,
Ateneo de
Manila
University, 2003.

FINAL EXAMINATION 1 hour


TOTAL HOURS 54 hours
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Course Requirements:
1. Written up moral dilemmas experienced by the students
2. Regular quizzes to test if students recall the principles and concepts they learn (including Midterm Examination)
3. Group and individual case analyses
4. Midterm and Final Examination

Evaluation Procedure; (Approved Grading System Applicable to the Course Program)


Class Standing 60%
Quizzes 30%
Individual case analysis/reflection paper 20%
Group case analyses 10%
Major Examinations 40%
TOTAL 100%

Prepared by:

JOSEPH BRIAN R. KIERULF, LPT, M.Ed., MPA (Cand.)

Date of Submitted: January 17, 2019

Upon Recommendation by the Curriculum Committee:

CHARISMA G. LUMAYAG, Dev. Ed. D ANELIA GIRLY L. ARANAS, BPA., MPA., DPA., Ph. D. GLENN L. TRAJANO, M.A.
Member Chairperson Member

Approved by:

EDWIN A. PILAPIL, Ed. D.


College Dean