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ARCHIVED 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BEN 110 - Business and Society

3.00 credit hours
An introductory course identifying the role of the business institution in our society. It serves as a background for other more focused business courses. Specifically, it will explore the major business activities that operate within the societal framework. It seeks to provide a basic understanding of what business arena is about, and how business behavior is shaped and influenced by its stakeholders—managers, consumers, employees, government and community members. Key topics to be covered in this course include: business systems, corporate governance, the business and society relationship, business and public issues, ethical dilemmas in business, corporate social responsibilities in relation to stakeholders, globalization, ecological and sustainability issues and the influence of technology on business and society.

Prerequisite(s): First-Year or Sophomore status.

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