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Introduction to Business Ethics (BUS-205)
Various: distance learning format

Varies (self-study; self-paced)

December 2019 – Present.

Subject Area:
Business and Economics

Number of Credits:

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this learning experience, students will be able to: explain the fundamental ethical principles and philosophies and the importance of ethical behavior in the business world; describe the ethical challenges in various sectors of business; contrast the obligations and responsibilities of business corporations towards the environment and society; evaluate ethical issues and conflicts in the corporate world and arrive at measures to resolve them; compare ethical theories to real-life business situations and to make rational decisions; and apply knowledge of ethical principles and dilemmas to the corporate world.

Major topics include: ethics issues, ethical leadership and the ethical decision framework. The material focuses on the examination of business ethics from a personal and business perspective. Instructional methods include: Study guide, required readings, and a final exam.

Credit Recommendation:
In the associate/certificate degree category OR in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources Management or as a general Business elective (1/20).