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***Academic Schedule for 2018-2019***

The following is a list of MA in Bioethics courses taught by Center for Ethics core faculty.  It does not include elective courses offered by other Emory faculty from a range of different disciplines including Anthropology, Philosophy, Psychology, Public Health, and Law that can count towards the MA in Bioethics.  Previous students have taken elective courses such as Health and Human Rights, Health Law, Opera & Disability, Philosophy of Life, and Business of Healthcare. These combined course offerings give our students a significant range of interdisciplinary study opportunities that is reflective of the contemporary discipline of Bioethics. For more information on these and other electives, current students can consult the MA in Bioethics Handbook and speak with their faculty advisor.

Course #

Course Description


Day & Time

Fall 2018

501  Theory Banja Thu 1:00-4:00 pm
502  Classic Issues in Bioethics Kinlaw/Crane Tue 1:00-4:00 pm
504  Seminar Eisen Mon 4:00-5:30 pm
505  Elective: Humanizing Bioethics Larson/Kinlaw Mon 1:00-4:00 pm
GH 556  Elective: Global Health Ethics Lavery Wed 3:00-5:50

Spring 2019

503  Contemporary Issues in Bioethics Vong Thu 12:00-3:00 pm
504  Seminar Wolpe Wed 2:00-3:30 pm
601  Practicum Vong Tue 4:00-6:00 pm
505  Elective: Neuroethics Banja/Rommelfanger Mon 12:00-3:00 pm
505  Elective: Declining, Dying, Dead Crane Tue 12:30-3:30 pm

Summer 2019

601  Practicum Vong
505  Elective: 
507^  Healing & Ethical Healthcare
 through the Lens of Italian Culture
508^  Medicine, Compassion, & Ethics Vong/Raggi-Moore

^These electives are through the Center for Ethics' TRACE Summer in Italy program and will take place in Italy. Students are required to apply online via the TRACE website by April 1 in addition to registering for the course(s). In addition to tuition, there is a $2,500 program fee for each course that can be paid on the TRACE website. Students can take either 507 alone or 507 & 508. Both courses are 3 credit electives.