Two new University of Maine Orono classes are being added to the Fall 2013 class schedule and delivered via video conferencing technology at the Hutchinson Center:
CIE 598 Sustainable Infrastructure, a special topics 3 credit graduate engineering class with no pre-requisites and open to all. More details available soon.
PHI 100 Contemporary Moral Problems, examines a variety of moral problems causing controversy in contemporary society. Focuses on evaluating arguments for and against competing solutions to these problems. Also discusses different philosophical strategies for thinking about moral obligations and relationships. Topics surveyed may include: abortion, affirmative action, euthanasia, feminism, the environment, capital punishment, welfare and aid to the needy, technology, war and racism, among others. This course satisfies the General Education Ethics, Western Cultural Tradition, and Social Contexts and Institutions requirements. Credits: 3