BA 277: Professional Ethics in Business

Credits 4
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Introduces ethics as an ongoing conversation about human relationships in business. Integrates ethics across all parts of business, including finance, accounting, and organizational behavior. Explores understanding how choices and actions affect themselves and others in business settings. Provides a framework for identifying, analyzing, and resolving ethical dilemmas encountered throughout working life.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Apply contemporary ethical standards in relation to corporate social responsibility and the triple bottom line to make effective and ethical on-the-job decisions.
  • Use the stakeholder model in decision making for approaching ethical issues in the workplace.
  • Demonstrate the codes of conduct and statements of values found in a profession and/or business setting.
  • Recognize and evaluate the ethical demands encountered by management in a global business environment and distinguish between multicultural ethics, etiquette, and behavior.
  • Apply analytical thinking to business ethics problem solving.

Equivalent placement test scores also accepted.

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