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
War and peace
Life-centered and human-centered ethics
Human rights
Biomedical ethics

Customer Test Results for this Exam

862 users submitted test results since September, 2005.
828 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
Jan 17, 2024passed448
Jan 6, 2024passed447
Nov 21, 2023passed436
Oct 2, 2023passed416
Mar 22, 2023passed430
Mar 18, 2023passed409
Mar 8, 2023passed409
Feb 20, 2023passed415
Nov 12, 2022passed427
Nov 2, 2022passed424
Live, unfiltered results posted by InstantCert students

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