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2021-2022 Vincennes University Catalog 
2021-2022 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHIL 215 - Business Ethics

3 hrs (Sem I, II)
This course aims to acquaint students with the growing field of business ethics as a branch of normative ethics.  Students will first become familiar with the major ethical theories and their principles and then learn to apply these ideas to moral dilemmas, issues, and practices within the business world.  Attention will be given to both ethical and economic concepts, such as profit seeking versus profiteering, cost/benefit analysis and human values, foresight and the law of unintended consequences, monopoly, market manipulation, outsourcing, pollution and other externalities, product safety and risk, advertising and fraud, labor rights, social and corporate responsibility, fair trade and market globalization. 3 lecture hours.

Writing Reading and Speaking Intensive Course

Prerequisite(s): Students must qualify for ENGL 101 .