Fall 2017 Course Information
Ethics in Agribusiness
||North Carolina State University
||3 credit hours - $405 per credit
||August 16, 2017 - December 13, 2017
Ethical behavior is a crucial issue in American business. Understanding ethics is especially timely for students in agribusiness and agricultural sciences given claims of marketing unhealthy foods, the development of genetically-modified organisms, controversy over hiring undocumented workers, and the consolidation of agriculture into industrial production facilities. Students are taught ethical theories and frameworks used to discuss general ethical questions such as death, theft, and lying, followed by the more specific agribusiness issues mentioned above. Students will formulate their own opinions about these issues, recognize and understand the opinions of others, and be able to accurately and adequately communicate those opinions.
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"Ethics: Theory and Practice
Jacques P. Thiroux & Keith W. Krasemann
Edition: 11th Edition
About three weeks before NCSU first day of class (or, if it is close to the start of classes, as soon as the student signs up), campus coordinator Julie Holder
will email individual students a welcome letter with his/her campus Unity ID, student ID number and temporary password. The email also includes log in instructions for .
This course requires an exam proctor. Consult the campus coordinator at the teaching university for proctor guidelines.
This course does not include synchronous components.