DSST* Study Guide

Ethics in America

The only study guide that teaches you what you need to know to pass the Ethics in America exam (with no prior knowledge needed), and is constantly updated based on student feedback to guarantee you the best possible results.

About the DSST* Exam

The Ethics in America DSST exam covers the material taught in a typical undergraduate introductory course on ethics or moral philosophy. InstantCert's course for this subject is divided into two parts: a main set of flashcards to teach you the terminology, concepts, and the different ethical perspectives, and a set of scenario-based flashcards where you learn to apply that knowledge to realistic situations.

Topics Covered in this Course

Ethical Traditions
Greek Views: Thucydides, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle
Religious traditions
Moral law: Epictetus, Aquinas, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Jefferson, Kant, King, Rawls
Consequential ethics: Epicurus, Bentham, Mill, Rand
Feminist ethics
Ethical Analysis of Issues and Practical Applications
Morality, relationships, and sexuality
Life and death issues
Economic inequity, poverty, and equal opportunity
Racism and affirmative action
Punishment
War and peace
Life-centered and human-centered ethics
Human rights
Biomedical ethics

Customer Test Results for this Exam

805 users submitted test results since September, 2005.
776 of those users reported a passing score (96%).

Below are ten of the most recent user-submitted test results. These are unfiltered, real results that were submitted by InstantCert students:

Date of ExamResultScore
Jun 18, 2020passed426
Mar 19, 2020passed400
Jan 31, 2020passed425
Jan 18, 2020passed440
Nov 6, 2019passed418
Oct 20, 2019passed404
Oct 11, 2019passed430
Oct 8, 2019passed409
Sep 27, 2019passed404
Aug 30, 2019passed415
Live, unfiltered results posted by InstantCert students

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