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College of Extended Learning

Business Ethics

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Philosophy PHIL 3204 Three (3) credit hours

This course provides both an introduction to ethical theory and an examination of important ethical issues that arise in business dealings. Amongst others, these issues include sexual harassment, whistleblowing, affirmative action, and the social responsibilities of business.

Instructor: Robert Larmer (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: Students enrolled in the Faculty of Business Administration must have completed 30 ch, including ECON 1013 and ECON 1023. Student who previously completed this course under the former codes of PHIL 2203 or PHIL 3203 cannot take this course for credit.

Why take this course?

  • Gain knowledge of ethical theory and how it applies to ethical issues in business.
  • Learn to sharpen close reading and critical evaluation skills.
  • Improve writing skills.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • Class Participation (10% total)
  • 4 x Quizzes (50% total, 12.5% each)
  • 2 x Writing Assignments (40% total, 20% each)

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.