Codes of Ethics
This assignment has three parts: 1) Research and summarize the Code of Ethics for your major (or if no major, your field of interest) 2) Discuss the Category and Level of your code pursuant to your textbook description. and 3). Share your reaction. Write three paragraphs, as follows:
Summary (400 words minimum – include word count)
Paragraph 1 – Research and locate the Code of Ethics for your major or field of interest. Provide a brief summary of the code.
Paragraph 2 (250 words)
State the category: corporate, professional, or government/public service. Support the identification of category by citing the Ethics textbook.
State the ethical level: basic, currently attainable, practical, or theoretical. Support the identification of level by citing the Ethics textbook. Use your own words.
Do not use quotations. Paraphrase the information, and provide in-text citation(s) with page number(s), where appropriate. In the Works Cited, be sure to include the Code of Ethics, properly formatted including its title, date of publication, and link.
Reaction (150 words minimum)
Share your reaction to the Code of Ethics. What was something that surprised you, or that you found interesting? How do you feel about the code? Is there something you agree with, or something that should be changed? Would this code be easy or hard to follow?
Use the Dropbox Grading Criteria – 60 Points to help guide your completion of this assignment.
- Use MLA Formatting. Double-space the entire document. Adjust all font color/style/size to black Times New Roman 12 pt. Put the heading in the upper left corner of the first page; include your name, the professor’s name, the course name, and the date. Use the document header to display your last name and page number in the upper right corner of each page. Put the “Works Cited” on the last page, and the total word count at the end of the document.
- Attach your submission in the proper Microsoft Word format .doc or .docx or .rtf.