Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: PA                                     Course Number: 326                                    
Course Title: Ethical Issues in Government
Subject: Public Administration
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course will inquire into the ethics and values embedded in public sector delivery. It will examine the historical traditions, ethical theories and universal principles and values such as respect for others, honesty, equality, fairness, laws and accountability upon which ethics in Government has been established. The course will also examine the ideals of ethics and values in its legal and social dimensions and from the standpoint of both theoretical and applied ethics. It will focus on developing and transmitting knowledge about ethical and value dimensions that characterize the services on all levels in public administration. It will consider ethical dilemmas in both the internal and external environment of public service operation.

Prerequisite: PA 103.
Corequisite: ENGL 150.
Start Date:    06/30/2009                         End Date: