Why Earn Your Ethics and Social Responsibility Minor at Saint Leo University?
Ethical behavior is one of the marks of professionalism. In any office, lab or classroom, you’ll be expected to demonstrate steadfast moral consciousness that recognizes the value and gifts of all. Saint Leo’s 15-credit minor in Ethics & Social Responsibility will prepare you to model good values in both your professional and personal life.
The ethics and social responsibility minor is designed to give students an opportunity to further their interests in ethics and social responsibility. It is open to students in all majors.
The minor consists of two foundational courses, one course from applied and professional ethics, and two integrative courses organized.
Undergraduate Ethics and Social Responsibility Program Details
The Ethics & Social Responsibility minor consists of two foundational courses, one course from applied and professional ethics, and two integrative courses taken in sequence. Open to students in all majors, this minor complements any area of interest—focused classes are available in the moral principles associated with medicine, business, the environment, criminal justice and sport.
Learn Your Way:
Online, On Campus, or Near You
What are the on-campus facilities like?
Students who pursue their degrees at Saint Leo’s main campus near sunny Tampa Bay, Florida, join a community of enthusiastic learners just like them.
What are the benefits of earning your ethics and social responsibility degree online?
Saint Leo University’s online learning experience provides a well-rounded education with the flexibility to tailor your course of study to meet your individual needs. We know our students have lives outside school, and we seek to meet them where they are. Online students can count on receiving excellent academics as well as opportunities for hands-on learning.
Taking online classes has afforded me the opportunity to learn while maintaining a job. They give me some flexibility to study at times that work more cohesively with my schedule and allow me to utilize resources such as the library 24 hours a day.
Bentley Streat | Hayes, VA
Are education centers near you offering ethics and social responsibility degree programs?
You may also choose to pursue your degree through one of our education centers, which merge a traditional in-person education with the flexibility to match your lifestyle. Education centers offer eight-week academic terms as well as evening and weekend classes.
No matter which learning experience you choose, you will receive plenty of professional development opportunities, industry knowledge from expert professors, and support from the Saint Leo community. All this together means that you will be ready for a successful career or continued studies upon graduation.
How will you gain real experience?
Values in action
As the first Catholic college in Florida, Saint Leo is committed to our core values that promote respect, dignity, integrity and personal development.
Join the Samaritans and RotarAct Club. Participate in the campus-wide Community Service Day. Change lives on an alternative spring break.
Leadership Workshop Series
Attend a monthly workshop on topics including ethics, communication and conflict resolution.
Want a mentor to help you build your leadership skills? Want to mentor an underclassman on how to be an effective leader?
Work hand-in-hand with RAs to support and guide campus students.
Student Government Union coordinates a leadership conference each semester to help build students’ leadership skills.
College of Arts & Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences at Saint Leo University offers students a broad education that lays a durable foundation for critical and independent thinking. The essential spirit of the liberal arts is a cornerstone of the varied degree programs. From biology to English to sociology, students enjoy a nice selection of in-demand degree programs for all interests.
Learning takes place both in and out of the classroom. Students travel to Europe through our cultural immersion courses, research unique plant species while trekking through the Peruvian Amazon, and attend film screenings and poetry readings. With highly experienced professors who bring a wealth of practical knowledge to the classroom, students are prepared to work in a variety of rewarding fields. The College supports more than 30 degree programs across University Campus, education centers in five states, and online.
“Saint Leo is not just an academic institution, it’s a formation institution. Saint Leo embraced me for who I am, showed faith that I could be my best, and solidified the light that was shining within me.”
Charles Onyeneke ’17
University Campus, Theology
“As a child, my great-grandmother taught me how to pray and to lean on God. Saint Leo inspired us all to learn with compassion and reminded me to keep the faith.”
Brent Patterson ’21
Center for Online Learning, Religious Studies
“As a teacher, building relationships with my students is key to their success. Saint Leo creates those same relationships with its students.”
Brooke Wittington ’17
Education Center, Education
“I had never experienced something as holistic and rewarding as research. Saint Leo University inspired me to take a huge step outside my comfort zone, and I have never looked back.”
Karl Nyman ’22
University Campus, Biology
“Saint Leo inspired me to enjoy learning again, and they had a patient ‘let’s figure this out’ approach.”
Lauren Thomas ’22
Education Center, Management
“Saint Leo believes in me. My professors have impacted my perception of what I can accomplish.”
Tayhana Taylor ’24
University Campus, Accounting
Saint Leo University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees.