College of Humanities
ETH/316 Version 3
Ethics and Social Responsibility Copyright © 2013, 2011, 2010 by University of Phoenix. All rights reserved.
Course Description of GT08BSB3A from 4/10/14 to 5/8/14. The class will meet on 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, and 5/8/2014.
This course provides a foundational perspective for ethics and social responsibility in relationship to individuals, organizations, and the community. Emphasis is placed on the interrelated nature of ethics, morality, legal responsibility, and social issues.
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Trevino, L. K. & Nelson, K. A. (2011). Managing business ethics: Straight talk about how to do it right (5th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. (Note: This is the only text I use in this class).
All electronic materials are available on the student website.
The points breakdown are as follows: 70% Individual and 30% Team.
Week One: Ethical and Moral Perspectives
1.1 Describe the difference between ethics and morality.
1.2 Compare major ethical theories.
1.3 Explain the relationship between virtue, values, and moral concepts.
Read Ch. 1 of Managing Business Ethics
Read Ch. 2 of Managing Business Ethics
Read Ch. 3 of Managing Business Ethics
Review this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
Participation & Discussion in Class