3credit(s) An understanding of general ethical theory is basic to the understanding of ethical issues. This course introduces the student to the study of ethics, applies that study as an interdisciplinary business topic, then extends to the application of ethics in the accounting profession. The course addresses the major issues in business ethics, as well as the predominant positions on and arguments concerning these issues. Particular attention is given to the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and to federal legislation. Prerequisite(s): AC 430 or AC 628, or permission of instructor.