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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
S 2013 West's Business Law -With Online Guide 0-324-30390-4 Clarkson / Miller / 10TH 06 West Publishing Co. (Coll
F 2012 West's Business Law - Text Only Clarkson, Kenneth / 10TH 06 South-Western Publishing
U 2012 BUSINESS LAW TODAY ESSENT 0-324-78615-8 MILLER 9
F 2011 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW 0-324-30390-4 CLARKSON 10 SW
S 2011 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW 0-324-30390-4 CLARKSON 10 CENGAGE LEA
F 2010 ANDERSON'S BUS LAW & LEGA 0-324-27112-3 TWOMEY 19 SW
F 2010 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW 0-324-30390-4 CLARKSON 10 SW
S 2010 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW 0-324-30390-4 CLARKSON 10 SW
F 2009 ANDERSON'S BUS LAW & LEGA 0-324-27112-3 TWOMEY 19 CENGAGE LEARNING
F 2009 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW 0-324-30390-4 CLARKSON 10 CENGAGE LEARNING
S 2009 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW 0-324-30390-4 CLARKSON 10 CENGAGE LEARNING
F 2008 NOT FOUND NOT FOUND NOT FOUND NO BARCHARTS INC
F 2008 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW 0-324-30390-4 CLARKSON 10 CENGAGE LEARNING
S 2008 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW CLARKSON 1 SW
U 2008 ANDERSON'S BUS LAW & LEGA TWOMEY 1 SW
F 2007 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW CLARKSON 1 SW
S 2007 ANDERSON'S BUS LAW & LEGAL ENVIRONMENT COMP VOL 0-324-27112-3 TWOMEY 19 THOMSON LEARNING
S 2007 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW 0-324-30390-4 CLARKSON 10 THOMSON LEARNING
S 2006 ANDERSON'S BUS.LAW+LEGAL ENV.:COMP. TWOMEY 19TH 05
S 2006 WEST'S BUS.LAW-W/'04 ONLINE GDE. CLARKSON 9TH 04
F 2005 WEST'S BUS.LAW-TEXT ONLY CLARKSON 9TH 04
F 2003 West's Business Law 0324152825 Clarkson Thomson
F 2002 WEST'S BUSINESS LAW-TEXT ONLY 000463005X CLARKSON 8 THOMSON
S 2002 Bus.Law+Legal Env.:Comp. 0-538-88244-1 Anderson 17th Thomson
S 2002 Bus.Law+Legal Env.:Comp. 0-538-88244-1 Anderson 7th Thomson
S 2002 West's Business Law (Text Only) 0-324-07064-0 Clarkson Thomson
F 2001 Bus.Law+Legal Env.:Comp. 0-538-88244-1 Anderson 7th Thomson
F 2001 West's Business Law (Text Only) 0-324-07064-0 Clarkson Thomson
S 2001 West's Business Law 0-324-0161-1 Clarkson 8 SW
F 2000 West's Business Law 0-324-01661-1 Clarkson 8 West
S 2000 West's Business Law 0-538-87979-3 Clarkson 7 SW
F 1999 West's Bus Law Alt Ed 0-324-00086-3 Jents 7 West
F 1999 West's Business Law 0-538-87979-3 Clarkson 7 Clarkson
F 1999 West's Business Law 0-538-87979-3 Clarkson 7 SW
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