Further Developments of the Santa Clara Ethics Questionnaire

  • Thomas G. PlanteEmail author
  • Anna McCreadie


Ethics and ethical decision-making are critically important for high-functioning communities, including those on college campuses. This brief paper provides further research support for the Santa Clara Ethics Questionnaire, a brief and no-cost 10-item questionnaire assessing general ethics. The questionnaire was administered to 329 university students along with several other measures to assess convergent and divergent validity. Results suggest that compassion, hope, and self-esteem predict about one-third of the variance in ethics scores. Implications for future research and use are discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologySanta Clara UniversitySanta ClaraUSA

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