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Ethics in Government

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
PAD 152 Ethics in Government 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: DRE 098
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2015
This course introduces the ethical issues and problems within the public administration field. Emphasis is placed on building analytical skills, stimulating moral imagination, and recognizing the discretionary power of the administrator's role. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the moral dimensions of public administrative decision making.
·Student Learning Outcomes

1. Analyze ethical dilemmas and conflicts of interest that arise from individual, organizational and systemic approaches to ethical behavior.
2. Define the role of the public administrator in ethical decision making.
3. Apply the design approach to define the key ethical issues most often encountered in public administration.
4. Identify the important ethical principles for today's society.

2011FA - New Course

2012FA - New Local Prereq: RED 090

2014FA - Revised Local Prereq from RED 090 to DRE 098

2015FA - New Course Version (S24136)


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