PHIL 2203

Subject: PHILOSOPHY

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Course No. and Title: PHIL 2203 Business Ethics
Credit Value: Three (3) credit hours
Course Description:

This course provides an introduction to ethical theory and its application to moral issues that arise in business.  It is divided into nine units.  The first unit discusses the inadequacy of viewing business as analogous to a game.  The second unit provides an introduction to various ethical theories.  The remaining seven units deal with the ethical dimensions of the following issues:  privacy in the workplace, sexual harassment, whistleblowing, bribery, advertising and marketing, responsibility of corporate executives, and affirmative action.

Prerequisite:

None

Instructor:

Robert Larmer is a professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of New Brunswick.

Contact Information:

Office 211, Carleton Hall.
Phone 506-458-7500
Email rlarmer@unb.ca

Course Format:

The course is divided into four sections: i. an introduction to ethical theory; ii. business and the employee; iii. business and the consumer; iv business and society.

Course Texts:

Larmer, Robert, Ethics in the Workplace (2nd edition) Wadsworth, 2002

Textbooks can be ordered from the UNB Fredericton Bookstore:
506-453-4664
unb.bkstr.ca

Evaluation Three multiple choice quizzes each worth 20% of your final mark.  One essay that is worth 40% of your final mark.
Time Limit: 6 months from registration date. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date of your course.
Fees:

Online courses are subject to an additional $100 non-refundable online fee per course. Fees are subject to change by the Board of Governors.
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Methods of Payment:

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If you have previously registered in this online course and wish to register again, please contact us at 453-4646 to complete the registration process.