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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Ethics and Professional Responsibilities for Accountants


This course introduces students to important ethical issues in the context of business activities. Students will gain an understanding of the relationship between business organizations and society at large, and gain an awareness of the social and economic environments in which ethical issues arise. Students will be introduced to ethical frameworks and theories to help them develop the reasoning and analytical skills essential to addressing these important and sometimes difficult issues. The course will focus on the importance of ethics in decision-making to the long-term success of the business enterprise.
Course Details

Spring 2021

Feb 1, 2021 - May 4, 2021
Catherine Lowry
Base Cost: $2,400 ($800/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Start date: Feb 01, 2021
End date: May 04, 2021
Last day to add: Feb 12, 2021
Last day to drop: Feb 12, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Mar 29, 2021