ACCT 5150 Accounting Ethics, Professionalism, and the Public Interest
3 semester hours
Accountants and the accounting profession play an important role in society. The role is examined through an-in-depth study of accounting ethics, professionalism, and the public interest. Students learn about and analyze the history, legal, and ethical responsibilities of professionals and the profession. The course also will expose students to stakeholder theory and global sustainability issues. Major ethical theories are introduced and analyzed before applying them to ethical and justice issues, moral reasoning, and ethical decision making. Students are encouraged to adopt the objectivity, integrity, and ethical standards necessary to serve society as an accounting professional.
Graduate standing, or MSA 4+1, or MST 4+1, required.
University Core fulfilled: Integrations: Ethics and Justice