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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Feb 22, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ACCT 275 Ethics in Business

5 credits

This course introduces ethical decision making processes used in business. Through group interaction and case scenarios, students learn moral philosophies and social responsibilities as they pertain to working in business.

Prerequisites: ACCT 111  

Quarters Offered: Spring, Summer

Global Outcome(s)
This course teaches to the global outcome of Intercultural Appreciation.


Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe ethical situations and use an ethical framework to make decisions
  • Recognize and classify different ethical issues
  • Apply social responsibility in the decision making processes
  • Apply ethical decisions within the context of an organizational structure
  • Use conflict as an opportunity to develop ethical decisions
  • Examine the ethical pitfalls, tragedies, and trends affecting business and the accounting profession
  • Examine the role and ethical expectations of the accounting profession
  • Determine and develop appropriate governance processes to prevent fraud
  • Compare and contrast the different ethical behaviors expected in different cultures and countries