About the Program

The Minor in Ethics offers students taking a broad array of majors an opportunity to develop strong skills in ethical reasoning that they can apply to their daily lives as well as their careers. Students may choose among undergraduate courses in ethics that span a wide range of departments and disciplines. Of the 18 units in the minor, at least 8 units must be upper division, with 6 units taken in residence at CSUN. Some electives have additional prerequisites beyond the required courses shown.

(See also: Minor in Business Ethics.)

Academic Advisement

Students minoring in Ethics can meet with a program advisor to help them select the courses that best satisfy their individual needs and interests. Contact Jennifer Thompson or Kristina Meshelski to schedule an appointment. The College of Humanities (COH) Student Services Center/EOP reviews students’ progress to ensure that the requirements of a minor in Ethics are fulfilled. Call (818) 677-4784 or (818) 677-4767 to schedule an appointment with the COH Student Services Center/EOP.


Co-Director: Jennifer Thompson
Professor, Jewish Studies Program
(818) 677-2963

Co-Director: Kristina Meshelski
Professor, Philosophy Department