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DSST Ethics in America: Study Guide & Test Prep

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Review short video and text lessons to enhance your preparations for the DSST Ethics in America exam. This course ensures that in a few short weeks you understand morality, human rights ethics, philosophical theory and other topics that could appear on the exam.
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16 Chapters in DSST Ethics in America: Study Guide & Test Prep

16 chapters in DSST Ethics in America: Study Guide & Test Prep

Ch 1. Introduction to Morality {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[53049].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Philosophy: Definition & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36819].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36819].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is Morality? - Definition & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53050].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53050].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What Are Values, Morals & Ethics? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32868].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32868].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Basic Principles of Morality Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53054].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53054].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Origin, Aspects & Reasons Behind Morality Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53051].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53051].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Approaches to the Study of Morality Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53052].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53052].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Theories of Ethics: Rights & Natural Laws Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13278].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13278].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Carol Gilligan's Theory of Moral Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1842].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1842].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[72].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[72].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - How Morality Differs from Law & Religion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53053].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53053].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Moral Dilemma: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10530].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10530].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Consequentialist & Non-Consequentialist Views of Morality Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53068].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53068].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Comparing Psychological & Ethical Egoism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53069].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53069].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Consequentialist Theories: Ethical Egoism & Utilitarianism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53070].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53070].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Utilitarian Ethics: Epicurus, Bentham & Mill Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32869].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32869].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Egoism, Ayn Rand & James Rachels Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32863].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32863].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Ethics of Care Theory: Carol Gilligan & Nel Noddings Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32872].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32872].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Human Morality & Ethics According to Adam Smith Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53071].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53071].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Comparing Virtue Ethics vs. Consequentialist & Non-Consequentialist Ethics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53072].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53072].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Immanuel Kant's Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32870].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32870].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Relationships Between Morality, Law & Religion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53078].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53078].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Divine Command Theory: Definition & Ethics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32873].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32873].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Perspectives on Morality: Autonomy, Heteronomy & Theonomy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53074].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53074].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Role of Covenant in Biblical Law & Morality Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53077].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53077].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Civil Religion in America: Definition & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8215].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8215].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - History & Synopsis of the Four Gospels Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53076].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53076].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The History & Authorship of the Old Testament Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53075].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53075].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Christian Belief in Old Testament Prophecy Fulfillment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61021].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61021].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Ethical Issues Concerning Life & Death: Terms & Definitions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53080].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53080].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Moral Issues Surrounding the Right to Die Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53081].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53081].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Moral Issues of Taking a Human Life Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53082].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53082].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Applying Moral Principles to the Issue of Suicide Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53083].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53083].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Killing in Defense of the Innocent: Definition & Arguments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53084].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53084].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Capital Punishment: Definition, Forms & Moral Arguments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53085].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53085].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The History of Abortion Law in the United States Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53086].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53086].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Principles & Conflicts of Contemporary Abortion Arguments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53087].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53087].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Justice's Relation to Reward & Punishment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53093].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53093].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Theories of Reward & Punishment: Retribution, Utilitarianism & Restitution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53094].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53094].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Morality of Deterrence: Forms, Limits & Acceptability Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53095].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53095].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Plato & Aristotle on Social Justice Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39312].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39312].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Social Contract According to Hobbes, Hume & Locke Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39313].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39313].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - John Rawls' 'A Theory of Justice' Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39314].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39314].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What Are Jim Crow Laws? - Definition, Examples & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4493].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4493].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Origins of Civil Rights: History & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16115].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16115].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Business Ethics in Contemporary Businesses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2169].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2169].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Why Ethical Problems Occur in Business Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25946].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25946].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Business Ethics: Rights, Obligations & Approaches Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53116].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53116].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Importance of Ethics Policies, Training & Reporting Programs in the Workplace Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25948].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25948].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Ethical Decision Making Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14575].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14575].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Organizational Ethical Climate: Definition, Issues & Improvement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8273].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8273].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Organizational Citizenship Behavior in the Workplace: Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6998].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6998].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Managing a Diverse Workforce in Contemporary Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2167].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2167].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Affirmative Action: Definition and Effects on Diversity in the Workplace Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8277].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8277].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - What is Equal Employment Opportunity? - Definition, Laws & Policies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10774].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10774].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Environmental Ethics & Human Values: Definition & Impact on Environmental Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11463].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11463].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Comparing Life-Centered & Human-Centered Environmental Ethics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53118].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53118].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is Environmental Legislation? - Laws, Regulations & Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11467].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11467].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Fossil Fuels, Greenhouse Gases, and Global Warming Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2366].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2366].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Ozone Layer: Importance and the Harmful Effects of Thinning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10323].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10323].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What Is Air Pollution? - Definition, Sources & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10325].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10325].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Endangered Species Act & The World Conservation Strategy: Goals & Purposes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8637].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8637].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Energy Consumption of The World: The Differences in Consumption Between Developing and Developed Nations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8859].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8859].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Poverty, Carrying Capacity, Population Growth & Sustainability Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10343].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10343].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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