Feb 22, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Compliance and Ethics

15 Hours

The Certificate in Compliance & Ethics introduces undergraduate students to the growing field of compliance and ethics. Students completing the certificate program will be prepared to work in entry-level positions in compliance offices in government agencies, corporations, and nonprofit organizations, assisting compliance managers with designing and communicating effective compliance programs and evaluating reports of compliance violations and unethical behavior. This certificate also will be of value for students desiring to attend graduate school in law or business. This certificate is designed for any undergraduate student interested in compliance and ethics.

Overall Program Goals:

  • Introduce students to the importance of compliance and ethics programs in organizations, and the field of compliance in general.
  • Familiarize students with the history of compliance and the laws that govern compliance and ethical behaviors in the workplace.
  • Provide students with basic tools to use in assessing, evaluating, and promoting compliance and ethics programs.
  • Teach students the standards, policies, procedures, and processes critical to the design of an effective compliance program.
  • Equip students with the ability to recognize and mitigate risk threats in organizations.