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BUS 186 - Business Law II


Last Date of Approval: Fall 2021

3 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 45
Total Lab Hours: 0
Total Clinical Hours: 0
Total Work-Based Experience Hours: 0

Course Description:
This course provides an introduction to laws governing sales, commercial paper, secured transactions, banking, bankruptcy, real and personal property interests, various business entities (including but not limited to partnerships and corporations), insurance, wills, trusts, and family law matters. By the end of the course, students should be able to properly define and apply selected legal terms in given situations, determine proper types of dispute resolution methods to be used in given situations, and analyze/assess, using pertinent legal principles, selected situations for appropriate legal outcomes. This course will introduce students to critical legal thinking skills as they evaluate topics and concepts covered and search for underlying connections between the topics/concepts. Development of such critical thinking skills should be beneficial to any sort of personal/business decision-making process. This course will also help students gain basic literacy regarding the law-related topics/concepts covered which will also be helpful when making/evaluating important life decisions.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: None.

Mode(s) of Instruction: traditional/face-to-face, virtual, and/or online

Credit for Prior Learning: There are no Credit for Prior Learning opportunities for this course.

Course Fees: ebook/Access Code: $119.99 (charged once per term for all courses that use Cengage Unlimited)

Common Course Assessment(s): None

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
  • Student Learning Outcomes:
    • Properly define and apply selected legal terms in given situations.
    • Determine proper types and use of dispute resolution methods for given situations.
    • Assess/analyze, using pertinent legal principles, selected situations for appropriate legal outcomes.
  • Course Objectives:
    • SOC 1, 2 Define, explain, assess, apply, integrate and/or analyze selected legal terms and selected court/ADR methods/procedures.
    • SOC 1, 2, 3: Define, explain, assess, apply, integrate and/or analyze components of the following selected areas of law, along with elements/components of specified sub-areas as appropriate, through assessment of given situations for appropriate legal outcome(s) based on recommended dispute resolution method employed in the circumstance:



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