University of Tennessee

MGT 311 – Ethics, Corruption, and Crime in Business

3 credit hours

Examines the causes and effects of unethical, corrupt, and criminal behavior in organizations. Topics include accounting and financial fraud, insider trading, securities fraud, environmental and occupational health crimes, theft and embezzlement, bribery, unsafe and counterfeit products, consumer scams, health care fraud and abuse, crimes by public officials, fiduciary frauds, frauds by "trusted" institutions (religious organizations, educational institutions, and the media), and cybercrimes. Major ethical perspectives are integrated throughout the course.

  • MGT 201 or MGT 202.
  • Majors in the Haslam College of Business.