Course Summary
Credit Type:
ACE Course Number:
Organization Course Number:
Business 310
16 weeks (45 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 3 Business Ethics


The course objective is to analyze how ethics pertain to individuals, leaders and organizations in business. Students will also examine a variety of current ethical issues in the business world.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to analyze ethical issues in organizations and in the workplace, applying ethical theories and principles to find solutions
  • Evaluate the role of a personal framework for values in making decisions as an individual and/or leader or manager
  • Assess the influence of organizational values on the ethical behavior of organizational citizens.
  • Describe how organizations consider and navigate global and environmental ethical issues during decision-making
  • Analyze the impact of corporate social responsibility on contemporary organizations and their interests
  • And distinguish multiple perspectives on complex ethic issues, understanding the positive and negative sides of each side

General Course Topics:

  • Understanding business in ethics
  • Foundations of ethics
  • Ethics and the individual
  • Ethics and the leader
  • Ethics in an organization
  • Emerging issues in business ethics
  • Ethics around the globe
  • Understanding ethics and the environment
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes
  • Written Papers

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials