Business Ethics

Catalog Number
BUSx323
Exam Type
Multiple Choice
Credit / Level
3.0 / Upper

The UExcel Business Ethics examination is based on material typically taught in a one-semester, three-credit, upper-level undergraduate course in business ethics. The examination measures knowledge of facts and terminology, and an understanding of business concepts and principles related to business ethics. In addition to factual knowledge, the examination evaluates the ability to analyze and solve ethical problems, understand relationships, and interpret material. The examination may contain questions that require critical thinking and interpretation of situational factors related to the interaction of business, government, and society. A familiarity with the concepts of basic management is assumed. (Multiple-choice examination)

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