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Perspectives (V) designation explore one of two possible areas of knowledge or a combination of both.
Ethical Values: Such courses are designed to prepare students to analyze moral and ethical problems, propose solutions, and make responsible decisions.
Faith Perspectives: Such courses are designed to prepare students to recognize how faith perspectives and religious heritages shape worldviews; to enable students to analyze, compare, and interpret historical religious traditions; and to help students recognize the implications of those traditions for individuals and societies.
Students can understand, evaluate, and produce claims about which beliefs and behaviors to adopt, generated by using categories such as good/bad, right/wrong, beneficial/harmful, fair/unfair, respectful/ disrespectful, liberating/constraining, sacred/ profane, healthful/disgusting, educative/ vitiating, etc., in particular such as are employed by established ethical theories and religious communities.