MSB 571

Ethics for Accounting Professionals

Marriott School of Business

Course Description

Introduction to ethical theory and its application to managerial and accounting issues.

When Taught

Fall, Winter, Spring

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Acc 406 or acceptance into the School of Accountancy.

Title

Common Ethical Issues

Learning Outcome

Identify and address common ethical issues that arise for individuals, managers, and organizations.

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Resolve Ethical Dilemmas

Learning Outcome

Use contemporary and classic frameworks to analyze and suggest resolutions to ethical dilemmas.

Title

Influences in Judgement

Learning Outcome

Recognize how individual differences and cognitive barriers can influence ethical judgment.

Title

Organizational Systems and Ethics

Learning Outcome

Identify key organizational tools, policies, systems, and laws that apply to managing ethical conduct.

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Personal Values

Learning Outcome

Identify and prioritize personal values and apply those to making ethical decisions.