BA 226 : Business Law I

Discusses fundamental concepts, principles, and rules of law that apply to business transactions. Includes the function and operation of the courts, business crimes, torts, contract law, intellectual property, the application of the Uniform Commercial Code to business activities and recent developments in business law, such as cyberlaw and electronic commerce.

Business Law is designed to expose the student to the American Legal System and it’s affect on business activities. The course provides the student information about the difference between trial courts and appellate courts, public law and private law, civil law and criminal law. Other topics will include: legal procedure, tort law, computer and intellectual law, business crimes, contract law, and sales of goods. This course is applicable as elective credit toward an Associate degree and may be transferable to a four year institution.

Prerequisites

Equivalent placement test scores also accepted.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of Business Law I the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Legal Environment of Business.
  • Apply basic legal knowledge to business transactions.
  • Communicate effectively using standard business and legal terminology.

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4

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