Ethics in Business and Accounting   [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
American University Catalog 2016-2017
   

ACCT-600 Ethics in Business and Accounting (3)


Examines major ethical issues facing business with particular emphasis on the accounting profession. Includes the profit motive and the public good, social responsibility in corporations, environmental concerns, consumer and employee relations, confidentiality, whistle blowing, advertising, and hiring practices. The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct is studied and contrasted with ethical codes of other organizations and professions. The course also includes analysis of domestic and international case studies.

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