Ag401 Syllabus S15(1) - AG 401 ETHICAL ISSUES IN FOOD AGRICULTURAL AND APPAREL INDUSTRIES CALIFORNIA STATE POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY POMONA Spring 2015

Ag401 Syllabus S15(1) - AG 401 ETHICAL ISSUES IN FOOD...

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AG 401 ETHICAL ISSUES IN FOOD, AGRICULTURAL, AND APPAREL INDUSTRIES CALIFORNIA STATE POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY, POMONA Spring 2015 Instructor: Nicole Hammack Office: 94-260 [email protected] Office Hrs: M 3:00-3:50 & W 2:00 -3:50 pm or by appt Required Texts: The Fundamentals of Ethics by Russ Shafer Landau APA The Easy Way by Peggy Houghton & Timothy Houghton Related articles on Blackboard (when applicable) Course Description: Socio-economic and scientific issues in the Food, Agricultural, and Apparel Systems within a framework of moral philosophy and ethical reasoning. Analysis of topics in biotechnology in agricultural production and food processing, intellectual and physical property rights in a market based economy, human nutrition problems, the treatment of animals and the environment, worker rights in a global food and apparel marketplace, and American’s role in reducing world hunger and malnutrition. 4 hours lecture/discussion. Fulfills BE Area C4 or D4. Prerequisites: Completion of GE Area A and Sub-areas C2, C3, D2, and D3. Blackboard: The instructor will make all class information available through Blackboard. You are responsible for checking Blackboard regularly. Communicating with the Instructor: When emailing the instructor, please use complete sentences (do not email in texting format). The email should include your first/last name and course # and section (ie: AG 401.01) . The instructor will strive to return emails within 24 hours Monday through Friday. If an email is received after 4:00 pm on Friday or over the weekend, please expect to receive a reply the following Monday. Read Ahead and view Bb Powerpoints to help with writing future discussions and papers. Any ethical theories can be used throughout your discussions and papers. You are not limited to the ethical theories from the weekly readings in your papers and 1 st weekly discussion. However, your second weekly discussion is directly related to your weekly readings.
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