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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Business Ethics and Policy (BUS-575)


Varies (self-study; self-paced).

Various; distance learning format.

December 2021 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon completion of this course, demonstrate an understanding of fundamental ethical principles and philosophies and the importance of ethical behavior in the business world; analyze the available literature on business ethics to broaden the understanding about ethical challenges in various sectors of business; describe the obligations and responsibilities of business corporations towards the environment and society; apply critical thinking skills to evaluate ethical issues and conflicts in the corporate world and arrive at measures to resolve the apply ethical theories to real-life business situations and make rational decisions; apply knowledge of ethical principles and dilemmas to the corporate world; and demonstrate effective oral and written communication to respond to ethical issues.


Business Ethics and Policy is a graduate-level course designed to provide an examination of significant ethical issues and challenges in today’s professional business arena, including the manager’s social and environmental responsibility to stakeholders; ethical dilemmas and decision-making frameworks and approaches to personal, organizational, and societal levels; and real-world application and analysis of issues. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the graduate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business Ethics and Compliance, Ethics and Society, Corruption and Governance, Corporate Governance and Ethics, Media Ethics and Social Change, Applied Ethics, Public Ethics, Ethics and Democracy, Ethics and Contemporary Problems, Anti-corruption Studies, or Anti-corruption Compliance Action (6/22).