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2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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PHIL 313 - Philosophy of Business and Professional Ethics

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-UD-C; Social Justice
Explores value systems and ethical issues related to business, professional, and commercial activity. Topics may include organizational culture, ethical leadership, diversity, environmental regulation vs. property rights, truthfulness in business communications, and corporate social responsibility.

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area C requirements.
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Areas A1, A2, A3 and B4 with grade C- (CR) or better.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-UD-C - Upper Division Arts or Humanities, Overlay - Social Justice
Course Typically Offered: Variable Intermittently

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate an understanding of economic systems, practices, and policies including their implication on society as well as moral behavior and justice;
  2. analyze the cultural history of economic systems, moral systems and their interaction;
  3. demonstrate how we can influence these practices and policies through our actions as individuals as well as through coordinated action.

UD-C. Upper-division Arts or Humanities Learning Outcomes

  1. demonstrate an understanding of and ability to apply the principles, methodologies, value systems, and thought processes employed in the arts and humanities;
  2. analyze cultural production as an expression of, or reflection upon, what it means to be human; and
  3. demonstrate how the perspectives of the arts and humanities are used by informed, engaged, and reflective citizens to benefit local and global communities.
Social Justice Overlay Learning Outcomes
1: Use a disciplinary perspective to analyze issues of social justice and equity.

2: Describe the challenges to achieving social justice.

3: Identify ways in which individuals and/or groups can contribute to social justice within local communities, nations, and/or the world.

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