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BUS& 201 - Business Law

5 credits

READ 080  or instructor permission.

A study of the United States legal system, institutions and processes. Principles of the law of contracts, sales, property, negotiable instruments, secured transactions, agency and business organizations. Includes legal reasoning.

Theory Hours
5 theory hours.

AA Specified Elective
Satisfies specified elective requirement for the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Understand the fundamental principles of the American civil law system
  • Understand and apply basic rules of contract law, Uniform Commercial Code as applicable to the law of Sales, Secured Transactions and Negotiable Instruments
  • Describe the basic principles of business law subjects such as constitutional authority to regulate business; common law contracts; the Uniform Commercial Code; agency; business associations; real and personal property and business related torts
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the law in terms of its historical development, judicial process and the role of law in a complex social system. Analyze fact patterns in accordance with the legal professional case analysis method

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