ME 122 Crises and Disasters: Business, Ethics, and the Environment: 3 semester hours
Exxon Valdez. Pharma Bro. The Ford Pinto. Plenty of examples exist of how businesses have conducted unethical and/or environmentally harmful acts, which have caused widespread damage both in the United States and abroad. This course will introduce students to concept of business ethics, examining the faulty decision making that went into some of history's most famous ethical scandals, and what future businesses and societies can learn from these situations.