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ACCY 516 DA1 - Ethics

Campus: Urbana-Champaign

Description:

This course covers key principles of accountants' professional responsibility in their jobs, organizations, and careers, and adopts both theoretical and practical perspectives of the role of ethics and morals within the accounting discipline. The course begins with a general overview of these key constructs and principles, including various philosophies from a variety of disciplines and cultures. Next, the course provides a historical perspective of major instances of accounting-related "failures" and "successes" in the area of professional responsibility and ethics. This historical perspective provides the underlying reasoning for many contemporary codes of conduct, ethics, and professional guidelines. A variety of experiential learning opportunities will help students explore and develop their own perspective on ethics and morals, and how these principles affect their professional roles, responsibilities, and choices. Course Information: 3 graduate hours. No professional credit.

Special Instructions:

This section is restricted to students admitted to the iMSA degree program. Additional Coursera ID verification fee of $79 is required.

Academic Program Restrictions:

MS:Accountancy Online -UIUC

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Summer


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