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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Business Ethics BUS 302


Varies; self-study.

Various; distance learning format.

July 2022 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe the role of ethics in a business environment; explain the concept of corporate social responsibility; identify key types of business-stakeholder relationships; define corporate social responsibility and the triple bottom line approach; explain the interaction of business and culture from an ethical perspective; describe the ways ethical standards change over time; define employees’ responsibilities to the company for which they work; discuss how social media has altered the advertising landscape; discuss the ethical dilemmas related to telecommuting and some of the solutions; compare the workplaces of yesterday, today, and the future.


Major topics taught in this course include: ethics in a business environment and various elements of social responsibility. Students will address ethics in the workplace and ethical dilemmas that arise from the modern office.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Management, General Business, Finance, or Marketing (7/22).