Ethical behavior is often defined as "right" or "good" behavior as measured against commonly accepted rules of conduct for a society or profession. The ethical person is often described as one who is fair, honest, straightforward, trustworthy, objective, moral, and unprejudiced. The consistent exercise of integrity is the cornerstone of ethical behavior.
MiraCosta College is composed of professionals who are dedicated to promoting a climate that enhances the worth, dignity, potential, and uniqueness of each individual within the college community. Employees are committed to protecting human rights and pursuing academic excellence.
MiraCosta College employees seek to model ethically responsible behavior for students and colleagues and expect ethical behavior from others at all times. In fulfillment of their obligation to the student, employees do the following:
Conduct that is determined to be in direct violation of this procedure will be subject to disciplinary action in accordance with applicable regulations, board policies, administrative procedures, working condition manuals, and collective bargaining agreements.
(Source: MCCD Board Policy/Administrative Procedure 3050. All MiraCosta College board policies and administrative procedures are located on the Board of Trustees webpage.)