Ethics & Leadership (Tracks: Philosophy and Religious Studies)

Duke Kunshan University
Kunshan, Jiangsu, China
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
4 years
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Total tuition fee (foreign)
$ 53,000

About this course

This major encourages students to analyse and shape their future as leaders and members of society with a set of values that will be able to be applied to address global issues in health, pollution, regulation and environment of corporations and industries by learning from philosophy, political analogy, history, literature, religion and science.

Entry Requirements

none

Curriculum

Ethics and Leadership/Philosophy

Required Courses

Divisional Foundation Courses
  • Foundational Questions in Social Science
  • The Art of Interpretation 1: Written Texts
Interdisciplinary Courses
  • Ethics and Leadership
  • Conceptions of Democracy and Meritocracy
  • Ethics, Markets, and Politics
* Choose two courses from the following six courses
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Global Justice and Health Care
  • Trust and Cross-Cultural Leadership
  • The Psychology of Justice
  • The Sociology of Morality and Politics
  • Ethics of Nudging
* All students in the major must take the following seminars:
  • Junior Integrative Seminar: Advanced Topics
  • Senior Integrative Seminar: Advanced Topics
Disciplinary Courses
  • Chinese/Mediterranean Philosophy
  • History of Modern Philosophy
  • Theory of Knowledge
  • Logic
  • Philosophy of Mind

Recommended Electives for the Major

Courses listed below are recommended electives for the major. Students can also select other courses in different divisions as electives.

  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Problems in Metaphysics
  • What’re the Right Things to Do? Ethics and Justice in the Modern World

Ethics and Leadership/Religious Studies

Required Courses

Divisional Foundation Courses
  • Foundational Questions in Social Science
  • The Art of Interpretation 1: Written Texts
Interdisciplinary Courses
  • Ethics and Leadership
  • Conceptions of Democracy and Meritocracy
  • Ethics, Markets, and Politics
* Choose two courses from the following six courses
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Global Justice and Health Care
  • Trust and Cross-Cultural
  • The Psychology of Justice
  • The Sociology of Morality and Politics
  • Ethics of Nudging
* All students in the major must take the following seminars:
  • Junior Integrative Seminar: Advanced Topics
  • Senior Integrative Seminar: Advanced Topics
Disciplinary Courses
  • Comparative Religious Studies
  • Confucianism, Daoism and Buddhism
  • Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
  • Religious and Philosophical Thought on the Environment
  • Religion and Leadership

Recommended Electives for the Major

Courses listed below are recommended electives for the major. Students can also select other courses in different divisions as electives.

  • Christianity
  • Islam
  • Judaism
  • Hinduism
  • Modern Buddhism
  • The Problem of Evil
  • Love, Power, and Justice: Ethics in Religious Perspective

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