In this paper, we present the results of a comprehensive survey of accounting faculties' opinions and practices regarding ethics education. Consistent with recent state boards' decisions to require ethics continuing professional education (CPE) in the accounting curriculum, we find that accounting educators recognize the importance of ethics education to satisfy the profession's needs. Accounting educators rate themselves as the most appropriate source of ethics education and favor practical application over theoretical course content. In terms of the approach used to teach ethics, educators support integration over a stand‐alone course and believe cases offer the most effective method for ethics instruction.

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