Aug 22, 2018  
2017-2018 General Catalog 
    
2017-2018 General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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BUS 042 - Business Law


Business law is a semester course offered to 3rd and 4th classmen. It is designed to provide a basic understanding of the US legal system with a specific focus on business and consumer applications within the framework of federal, state, and local laws. It examines the relationship between law and ethics, how law developed, the legal system in the US, the functions of federal and state court systems, civil, criminal, tort and consumer law, negotiable instruments and how they impact everyday life. This course will help students become aware of their rights and responsibilities under the law so they can function as responsible citizens in their personal and professional lives and will develop critical thinking skills through written and oral analysis of illustrative and real life court cases.  Students will recognize the role of critical thinking, leadership and ethics in making effective business decisions. Seniors with limited juniors on an individual basis.



Credit Hours
.50
Satisfies a Requirement
Fine/Practical Art
Area
High School
Designation Abbreviation
(CP)
Prerequisite
Seniors, with limited juniors (class prerequisite).



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