Feb 07, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog
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BUS 339 - Business Ethics


The content of the course draws on multiple disciplines including philosophy, applied ethics, management, organization theory, and economics. The course offers a series of conversations aimed at viewing ethical decision making at the individual, organizational, and societal levels of analysis. At the individual level, the focus is on the foundational concepts of moral reasoning such as rights, justice, utilitarianism, virtue, and moral intuitions. At the organizational level social influences on ethical decision making, such as conformity, and obedience, and building ethical organizations are discussed. Finally, at the societal level the relationship between law and business ethics, stakeholder theory, and strategic approach to addressing grand ethical challenges will be covered. 

Prerequisite(s): Junior standing. Majors in fall 2020 or later catalog must complete the pre-bus core with a min. of a C- or higher  before taking any 300/400 Business course.See enrollment policy  for eligibility or contact the School of Business.
Co-requisite(s):
Credits: 3

Meets the Following Core Requirement: Ethical Inquiry, Social Responsibility, and Citizenship
Course Typically Offered: At least once every two years.
Course Type: Business



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