PAD 152 Ethics in Government
This course introduces the ethical issues and problems within the public administration field. Emphasis is placed on building analytical skills, stimulating moral imagination, and recognizing the discretionary power of the administrator‚Äôs role. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the moral dimensions of public administrative decision making. Competencies Student Learning Outcomes 1. Analyze ethical dilemmas and conflicts of interest that arise from individual, organizational and systemic approaches to ethical behavior. 2. Define the role of the public administrator in ethical decision making. 3. Apply the design approach to define the key ethical issues most often encountered in public administration. 4. Identify the important ethical principles for today‚Äôs society.