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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 2015 BUSINESS LAW:TEXT+CASES CLARKSON 12TH 12 CENGAGE L
F 2014 BUSINESS LAW:TEXT+CASES CLARKSON 12TH 12
S 2014 BUSINESS LAW:TEXT+CASES CLARKSON 12TH 12
V 2014 BUSINESS LAW TODAY:ESSENTIALS MILLER 9TH 11
V 2014 GETTING TO YES (UPDATED+REVISED) FISHER REV 11
F 2013 BUSINESS LAW TODAY:ESSENTIALS MILLER 9TH 11
F 2013 BUSINESS LAW:TEXT+CASES CLARKSON 12TH 12
F 2013 GETTING TO YES (UPDATED+REVISED) FISHER REV 11
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