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What MSC professor has influenced you and why?

“The professor that influenced me the most would have to be Professor Snyder. After taking a course with him, I knew his knowledge and charisma would impact my college career. I have worked closely with Professor Snyder throughout the four years I attended MSC. The wisdom and advice that I have received from Professor Snyder have helped me accelerate in my career and personal life. He has been a true inspiration and I will use knowledge he has taught me the rest of my life.”

School of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Dean: Christopher L. Nyberg
Phone: (315) 684-6083

Renewable Resources Technology B.Tech.

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Professional Ethics

The objective of this course is to provide students with a realistic working model for ethical decision making in their professional field. Students will identify their existing set of moral values. From this basis, students will develop, refine, and evaluate their ethical stance based on the study of ethical theorists. The workable nature of their ethical approach will be tested through case studies, in-class discussion and written assignments. Prerequisites: C or better in ENGL 101, junior or senior standing and an introductory course in philosophy, or consent of instructor 3 credits (3 lecture hours) This course satisfies SUNY General Education Requirements for “Humanities”. These credits count toward the Humanities (List A) requirements for graduation.

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William S. Snyder
Chair - Environmental Sciences Department
(315) 684-6237
Bicknell Hall, Room 107

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