This course covers the issues involved in the responsible and ethical conduct of business. It explores responsibility issues from the viewpoint of all the stakeholders in a business. The consequences of irresponsible business behavior and non-compliance with business laws and generally accepted business standards are also explored. Course work will consist of case studies and textual readings in both Ethical and responsible business behavior. Areas of study may include (but not limited to): Business and Social Responsibility, Responsible practices in Human Resources, Ethics in the Marketplace, Financial Responsibility, and The Environmentally Friendly and Compliant Business.
Prerequisite: ACCT 100 or ACCT 101, BSAD 108 or BSAD 116 or FSAD 153, and junior level standing, or permission of the instructor.
3 credit hours (3 lecture hours), fall or spring semester