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Number:LS327
Name:Business Law
Description:This course introduces students to legal issues likely to be encountered in the business world. Topics include torts, contracts, agency, partnerships, corporations, property, commercial paper, and secured transactions.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):Every semester
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: Identify actions that constitute various types of intentional torts. Identify actions that constitute unintentional torts (i.e., negligence). Recognize strict liability and product liability issues. Understand the legal remedies that are available to people who successfully assert claims for intentional torts, unintentional torts, strict liability and product liability. Incorporate reasonable business practices in order to avoid liability for intentionalm torts, unintentional torts, strict liability and product liability. Understand the requirements for forming a legally enforceable contract. Create and/or identify a negotiable instrument. Become and/or identify a holder in due course. Understand the benefits of being a holder in due course with respect to collecting payment for a negotiable instrument. Create a secured transaction and understand the benefits thereof.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher Instructor New Used Rental eBook
S 2017 BUSINESS LAW:TEXT+CASES 9781285185248 CLARKSON 13TH 15 CENGAGE L Geller $0 $160 $0
S 2017 BUSINESS LAW:TEXT+CASES 9781285185248 CLARKSON 13TH 15 CENGAGE L Geller $0 $160 $0
F 2016 (none) Geller $0 $0 $0
F 2016 (none) Geller $0 $0 $0
F 2016 BUSINESS LAW:TEXT+CASES 9781285185248 CLARKSON 13TH 15 CENGAGE L Geller $0 $245 $0 $0
S 2016 BUSINESS LAW:TEXT+CASES 9781285185248 CLARKSON 13TH 15 CENGAGE L Geller $0 $252 $0
S 2016 BUSINESS LAW:TEXT+CASES 9781285185248 CLARKSON 13TH 15 CENGAGE L Geller $0 $252 $0
F 2015 (none) Geller $0 $0 $0
F 2015 (none) Geller $0 $0 $0
S 2015 BUSINESS LAW:TEXT+CASES 9780538470827 CLARKSON 12TH 12 CENGAGE L Geller $0 $262 $0
S 2015 BUSINESS LAW:TEXT+CASES 9780538470827 CLARKSON 12TH 12 CENGAGE L Geller $0 $262 $0
S 2015 BUSINESS LAW:TEXT+CASES 9780538470827 CLARKSON 12TH 12 CENGAGE L Geller $0 $262 $0
F 2014 BUSINESS LAW:TEXT+CASES 9780538470827 CLARKSON 12TH 12 Geller $0 $200 $0
F 2014 BUSINESS LAW:TEXT+CASES 9780538470827 CLARKSON 12TH 12 Geller $0 $200 $0
S 2014 BUSINESS LAW:TEXT+CASES 9780538470827 CLARKSON 12TH 12 Geller $0 $0 $0
S 2014 BUSINESS LAW:TEXT+CASES 9780538470827 CLARKSON 12TH 12 Geller $0 $0 $0
V 2014 GETTING TO YES (UPDATED+REVISED) 9780143118756 FISHER REV 11 Stitham $0 $0 $0
V 2014 BUSINESS LAW TODAY:ESSENTIALS 9780324786156 MILLER 9TH 11 Stitham $0 $0 $0
F 2013 BUSINESS LAW:TEXT+CASES 9780538470827 CLARKSON 12TH 12 Geller $0 $0 $0
F 2013 BUSINESS LAW:TEXT+CASES 9780538470827 CLARKSON 12TH 12 Geller $0 $0 $0
F 2013 BUSINESS LAW TODAY:ESSENTIALS 9780324786156 MILLER 9TH 11 Stitham $0 $0 $0
F 2013 GETTING TO YES (UPDATED+REVISED) 9780143118756 FISHER REV 11 Stitham $0 $0 $0
S 2013 West's Business Law -With Online Guide 978-0-324-30390-2 Clarkson / Miller / 10TH 06 West Publishing Co. (Coll Geller $264 $198 $0
S 2013 West's Business Law -With Online Guide 978-0-324-30390-2 Clarkson / Miller / 10TH 06 West Publishing Co. (Coll Geller $264 $198 $0
F 2012 West's Business Law - Text Only Clarkson, Kenneth / 10TH 06 South-Western Publishing Geller $193 $145 $0
U 2012 BUSINESS LAW TODAY ESSENT 0-324-78615-8 MILLER 9 Perritt $169 $127
F 2011 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW 0-324-30390-4 CLARKSON 10 SW Geller $257 $193
F 2011 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW 0-324-30390-4 CLARKSON 10 SW Geller $257 $193
S 2011 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW 0-324-30390-4 CLARKSON 10 CENGAGE LEA Geller $250 $188
F 2010 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW 0-324-30390-4 CLARKSON 10 SW Geller $229 $172
F 2010 ANDERSON'S BUS LAW & LEGA 0-324-27112-3 TWOMEY 19 SW Theriault $220 $165
F 2010 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW 0-324-30390-4 CLARKSON 10 SW Geller $229 $172
S 2010 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW 0-324-30390-4 CLARKSON 10 SW Geller $220 $165
F 2009 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW 0-324-30390-4 CLARKSON 10 CENGAGE LEARNING Geller $220 $165
F 2009 ANDERSON'S BUS LAW & LEGA 0-324-27112-3 TWOMEY 19 CENGAGE LEARNING Theriault $220 $165
S 2009 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW 0-324-30390-4 CLARKSON 10 CENGAGE LEARNING Geller $190 $143
F 2008 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW 0-324-30390-4 CLARKSON 10 CENGAGE LEARNING Geller $190 $143
F 2008 NOT FOUND NOT FOUND NOT FOUND NO BARCHARTS INC Geller $5 $0
S 2008 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW CLARKSON 1 SW Geller $190 $143
S 2008 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW CLARKSON 1 SW Geller $190 $143
U 2008 ANDERSON'S BUS LAW & LEGA TWOMEY 1 SW Theriault $179 $134
F 2007 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW CLARKSON 1 SW Geller $174 $130
S 2007 ANDERSON'S BUS LAW & LEGAL ENVIRONMENT COMP VOL 0-324-27112-3 TWOMEY 19 THOMSON LEARNING Theriault $167 $125
S 2007 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW 0-324-30390-4 CLARKSON 10 THOMSON LEARNING Geller $169 $127
S 2006 WEST'S BUS.LAW-W/'04 ONLINE GDE. CLARKSON 9TH 04 Geller $136 $102
S 2006 WEST'S BUS.LAW-W/'04 ONLINE GDE. CLARKSON 9TH 04 Geller $136 $102
S 2006 ANDERSON'S BUS.LAW+LEGAL ENV.:COMP. TWOMEY 19TH 05 $151 $113
F 2005 WEST'S BUS.LAW-TEXT ONLY CLARKSON 9TH 04 Geller $141 $106
F 2005 WEST'S BUS.LAW-TEXT ONLY CLARKSON 9TH 04 Geller $141 $106
F 2003 West's Business Law 0324152825 Clarkson Thomson Geller $0 $0
F 2003 West's Business Law 0324152825 Clarkson Thomson Geller $0 $0
F 2002 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW-TEXT ONLY 000463005X CLARKSON 8 THOMSON Geller $131 $98
F 2002 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW-TEXT ONLY 000463005X CLARKSON 8 THOMSON Geller $131 $98
S 2002 West's Business Law (Text Only) 0-324-07064-0 Clarkson Thomson Geller $0 $0
S 2002 West's Business Law (Text Only) 0-324-07064-0 Clarkson Thomson Geller $0 $0
S 2002 Bus.Law+Legal Env.:Comp. 0-538-88244-1 Anderson 17th Thomson Linfield $0 $0
S 2002 Bus.Law+Legal Env.:Comp. 0-538-88244-1 Anderson 7th Thomson Linfield $0 $0
F 2001 Bus.Law+Legal Env.:Comp. 0-538-88244-1 Anderson 7th Thomson Evans $120 $90
F 2001 West's Business Law (Text Only) 0-324-07064-0 Clarkson Thomson Geller $113 $85
F 2001 West's Business Law (Text Only) 0-324-07064-0 Clarkson Thomson Geller $113 $85
S 2001 West's Business Law 0-324-0161-1 Clarkson 8 SW Geller $113 $0
F 2000 West's Business Law 0-324-01661-1 Clarkson 8 West Hyde $0 $0
F 2000 West's Business Law 0-324-01661-1 Clarkson 8 West Geller $108 $0
F 2000 West's Business Law 0-324-01661-1 Clarkson 8 West Geller $108 $0
S 2000 West's Business Law 0-538-87979-3 Clarkson 7 SW Geller $103 $0
S 2000 West's Business Law 0-538-87979-3 Clarkson 7 SW Geller $103 $0
F 1999 West's Bus Law Alt Ed 0-324-00086-3 Jents 7 West Hyde $99 $0
F 1999 West's Business Law 0-538-87979-3 Clarkson 7 Clarkson Geller $103 $0
F 1999 West's Business Law 0-538-87979-3 Clarkson 7 SW Geller $103 $0