The purpose of this course is to investigate the importance of financial accounting and financial accountability to Western economies and societies. The course uses readings from "Great Books" to inform discussions about modern capitalist economies and then explores the importance of accounting and accountability in the success (and failure) of organizations, economies, and empires from the 14th century to the present. The course also includes discussions related to corporate social responsibility and sustainability. School of Business majors may not earn business elective credit for this course.
The Core Capacities, The Interdisciplinary Clusters