Why minor in ethics?

Ethics is an essential area of study for anyone planning a career in business, politics, law or medicine — and for anyone who wants to examine their own beliefs and clarify their values.

As an ethics student at UND, you'll explore classic texts and apply their lessons to day-to-day life. Through debates and discussions, you'll tackle challenging questions about right and wrong and the proper role of ethics today.

The minor in Ethics complements any major, especially:

  • Banking & Financial Economics
  • Biology
  • Business Economics
  • Criminal Justice Studies
  • Engineering
  • Management
  • Nursing
  • Pre-Med
  • Political Science

Ethics Minor at UND

  • Gain a firm understanding of key ethical theories and principles.

  • Examine cases and scenarios that illustrate ethical crises in business, technology, medicine, environment and government.

  • Enjoy small, discussion-based classes

Career Options in Ethics


Median annual salary for medical and health services managers

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Medical and Health Services Managers


Median annual salary for lawyers

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Lawyers

No profession is immune from ethical questions, so a minor in Ethics is relevant to any career path. It's a particularly appropriate minor if you're considering law school or medical school.

Ethics minors are well equipped for any career, including:

  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Medicine
  • Hospital administration
  • Politics
  • Business
  • Ministry
  • Law
  • Journalism

Ethics Minor Courses

Ready to Lead

UND provides a variety of lectures to provide students professional insight into a variety of industries and topics.