The Extent of Accounting Ethics Education for Bachelor Students in Jordanian Universities

Belal Abu Anzeh, Suzan Abed
2015 Journal of Management Research  
This study aims to investigate the extent of ethics education for the undergraduate degree in accounting at public and private Jordanian Universities. A thematic content analysis methodology is conducted to interpret the collected Forty-Four syllabi for four courses offered in the universities which represent the sample of the study. These courses are Auditing, Islamic Accounting, Accounting Theory and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) that given in the year 2013. The results
more » ... 2013. The results of the study show significant existence of ethics coverage into the undergraduate accounting curriculum specially in "auditing" course as a module of the study across Jordanian Universities. The study recommends Business Faculties in Jordan to encourage extracurricular activities orientations for further support of ethics integration through designing the accounting curriculum in professional way to prepare students to their future career.
doi:10.5296/jmr.v7i2.6957 fatcat:xebxeu3ajreb3pq4iraunts3fq