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BUS 201 Legal Environment of Business
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: An examination of the legal framework governing rules of conduct among businesses and the legal implications of establishing business policy. Prerequisite: RDG094.

Prerequisites: RDG094

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Describe the nature and function of law and contrast U.S. law with that of other countries.(CSLO 1)
2. (Comprehension Level) Explain the differences between civil and common law.(CSLO 1)
3. (Analysis Level) Explain the meaning of ethical conduct in the marketplace and workplace. (CSLO 2)
4. (Analysis Level) Summarize the organization and function of the courts and other dispute resolution mechanisms.
5. (Comprehension Level) Explain the process of governmental regulation of business and identify the major regulatory authorities that affect business. (CSLO 1)
6. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast the types of business legal organizations and their liability status.(CSLO 4)
7. (Analysis Level) Analyze and discuss various categories of contracts and their role in business.
8. (Analysis Level) Differentiate between tortuous and criminal liability of businesses and the remedies for each kind.
9. (Knowledge Level) Cite important laws which affect employer-employee relations. (CSLO 3)
10. (Application Level) Perform library and internet searches for applicable standards, international treaties, and laws.(CSLO 4)
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