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Course Descriptions: Core Competencies

Survey of Economics
An intensive survey of basic economics.

Legal, Political, Regulatory and Ethical Environment of Business
Overview of the legal, political, regulatory and ethical environment of business. Legal cases involving contracts, partnerships, business ethics, etc. are analyzed and their impact is evaluated with regard to compliance with local, state, federal, and emerging international regulations.

Business Ethics and Society
An integrative, interdisciplinary approach to the examination of ethical dilemmas as they emerge in various functional areas, including finance, accounting, law, information technology, marketing, human resources, operations, international business, and general management. A consideration of the political and social foundations of the development of organizations, and the moral responsibilities of managers in a multicultural business environment. Topics include stakeholder theory, employment rights, responsible use of technology, e-commerce, globalism, diversity, and respect for the environment.