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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

Summer 2021

May 17, 2021 - Jul 23, 2021
Catherine Lowry
Base Cost: $2,400 ($800/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Start date: May 17, 2021
End date: Jul 23, 2021
Last day to add: May 24, 2021
Last day to drop: May 24, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Jun 27, 2021