Tim Ketcher

Adjunct Faculty, Ethics and Business Law

ketc3091@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-4303

Minneapolis Campus
1000 LaSalle Ave
Terrence Murphy Hall 343C
Minneapolis, MN 55403

B.A., Philosophy, University of Chicago
M.A., Philosophy, University of Illinois
Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Illinois

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Dr. Ketcher is a graduate of the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Tim is currently a participating adjunct faculty member in the Ethics & Business Law Department at the University of St. Thomas. Tim's areas of interest are in Ethics and how technological change challenges existing legal, normative, and cultural ideas. Before teaching at the University of St. Thomas, he worked as a proposal writer for Express Scripts, a contract analyst for Benfield, and a content writer for FindLaw.

Fall 2017 Courses
Fall 2017 Courses
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BETH 301 - 08 Business Ethics - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MCH 231
Description of course Business Ethics : CRN: 42840
This course plays a critical role in the principle-based education of St. Thomas business students, especially in introducing the responsibilities of a business professional. Through analysis of case studies, readings and other experiential exercises, students will develop an understanding of professional business conduct and judgment grounded in moral principles. This course is a prerequisite for all 400-level Business courses. Prerequisites: Junior standing, and one of BLAW 301, 302, 303 or 304 which must be taken prior-to, or concurrently with, BETH 301, plus four additional credits from ACCT, OPMT, FINC, MGMT, or MKTG
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PHIL 115 - 08 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MCH 234
Description of course Philosophy of Human Person : CRN: 43343 4 Credit Hours
An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.
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PHIL 115 - 14 Philosophy of Human Person M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 MCH 234
Description of course Philosophy of Human Person : CRN: 42073 4 Credit Hours
An examination of fundamental conceptions of the human person in ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Possible topics include: the existence and immortality of the human soul, free will and determinism, the immateriality of the intellect, the relationship between mind and body, and the relevance of different conceptions of the human person for ethics and religion. Attention is given to relevant issues of human diversity. The development of logical and critical thinking receives special attention. This course, with PHIL 214, fulfills the Moral and Philosophical Reasoning requirement in the core curriculum.
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J-Term 2018 Courses
J-Term 2018 Courses
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Spring 2018 Courses
Spring 2018 Courses
Crs - Sec Title Days Time Location
BETH 301 - 03 Business Ethics M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MCH 236
Description of course Business Ethics : CRN: 21778 4 Credit Hours
This course plays a critical role in the principle-based education of St. Thomas business students, especially in introducing the responsibilities of a business professional. Through analysis of case studies, readings and other experiential exercises, students will develop an understanding of professional business conduct and judgment grounded in moral principles. This course is a prerequisite for all 400-level Business courses. Prerequisites: Junior standing, and one of BLAW 301, 302, 303 or 304 which must be taken prior-to, or concurrently with, BETH 301, plus four additional credits from ACCT, OPMT, FINC, MGMT, or MKTG
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BETH 301 - 04 Business Ethics M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 MCH 114
Description of course Business Ethics : CRN: 21776 4 Credit Hours
This course plays a critical role in the principle-based education of St. Thomas business students, especially in introducing the responsibilities of a business professional. Through analysis of case studies, readings and other experiential exercises, students will develop an understanding of professional business conduct and judgment grounded in moral principles. This course is a prerequisite for all 400-level Business courses. Prerequisites: Junior standing, and one of BLAW 301, 302, 303 or 304 which must be taken prior-to, or concurrently with, BETH 301, plus four additional credits from ACCT, OPMT, FINC, MGMT, or MKTG
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BETH 301 - 07 Business Ethics - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 MCH 235
Description of course Business Ethics : CRN: 21781 4 Credit Hours
This course plays a critical role in the principle-based education of St. Thomas business students, especially in introducing the responsibilities of a business professional. Through analysis of case studies, readings and other experiential exercises, students will develop an understanding of professional business conduct and judgment grounded in moral principles. This course is a prerequisite for all 400-level Business courses. Prerequisites: Junior standing, and one of BLAW 301, 302, 303 or 304 which must be taken prior-to, or concurrently with, BETH 301, plus four additional credits from ACCT, OPMT, FINC, MGMT, or MKTG
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BETH 301 - 08 Business Ethics - T - - - - - 1730 - 2115 MCH 235
Description of course Business Ethics : CRN: 21782 4 Credit Hours
This course plays a critical role in the principle-based education of St. Thomas business students, especially in introducing the responsibilities of a business professional. Through analysis of case studies, readings and other experiential exercises, students will develop an understanding of professional business conduct and judgment grounded in moral principles. This course is a prerequisite for all 400-level Business courses. Prerequisites: Junior standing, and one of BLAW 301, 302, 303 or 304 which must be taken prior-to, or concurrently with, BETH 301, plus four additional credits from ACCT, OPMT, FINC, MGMT, or MKTG
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Academic and Professional Positions
  • Distinguised Service Faculty, University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul / Minneapolis (2015 - present)
  • Contract Writer, GetLegal.com, Twin Cities (2010 - present)
  • Adjunct Instructor, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2009 - 2015)
  • Content Writer, FindLaw, St. Paul (2005 - 2010)
  • Teacher, Arts Institute International, Minneapolis (2004 - 2005)
  • Teacher, Minnesota School of Business, Brooklyn Park (2004 - 2005)
  • Contract Analyst, Benfield Inc., Bloomington (2003 - 2004)
  • Senior Proposal Writer, Express Scripts, Inc., Bloomington (1999 - 2003)
  • Teacher, Brown College, Brooklyn Park (2000 - 2000)
  • Marketing Communications Consultant, Medtronic, Inc, Fridley (1998 - 1999)
  • Teacher, Trinity Schools, Bloomington (1997 - 1999)
  • Resident Manager, Stanford University, Stanford (1995 - 1996)
  • Graduate Instructor, University of Illinois, Urbana (1991 - 1994)
  • Adjunct Instructor, Parkland Community College, Champaign (1993 - 1994)
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois - Urbana, Urbana (1990 - 1991)

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