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BUS 251 BUSINESS LAW I

BUS 251Business Law I

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  BUS 251 Business Law I

Credit Hours:  3.0             Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grades of “C” or better in BUS 101 or equivalent and ENG 101

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course provides an introduction to the principles, rules and scope of business law. Topics covered include sources of law, contracts, and the law of sales under the Uniform Commercial Code. Major antitrust, administrative, and environmental laws are reviewed. Current issues in consumer affairs and legal challenges are discussed.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of the American Legal system;
  2. describe the impact that law has on business; and
  3. recognize and explain the elements of a valid contract.