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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

PHIL-271 Ethics in Business

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACRD 080 .
This course is an intensive study of the moral issues in business. The course will examine moral theories and their implications for moral conduct in business. Course issues will include topics such as workers’ rights; corporate responsibility; truth in sales, marketing, and advertising; globalization, international business, and global awareness in business; and executive compensation. This course will prepare students to solve moral problems in the workplace and for subsequent study in philosophy. This course will appeal to students in business, marketing, entrepreneurship,finance and accounting, economics, and to students with an interest in ethics or philosophy in general.

Course Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

1. Define basic ethical concepts

2. Distinguish between basic theoretical perspectives

3. Evaluate moral arguments.

4. Apply basic ethical concepts to business contexts.

5. Analyze ethical problems in business.

6. Recommend socially responsible action and practices in business.

7. Persuade others about socially responsible conduct and practices in business

8. Generate moral arguments