Business Law Course Descriptions
- 3123 LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS
- This course will consist of three main units of instruction.The first unit will cover an introduction to legal theory, legal and deductive reasoning, constitutional law, administrative law, the court system, civil and criminal procedures, alternative dispute resolution, criminal law and the concepts of tort and strict liability. The second unit, will consist of the study of common law contract theory and an introduction of the Uniform Commercial Code. The basis elements of contract will be examined, along with remedies, statue of frauds and third party rights. The final unit will consist of the application of the property, bailments, agency, employment law, business structures, intelletual property, E-commerce, international law, and other topics. Theconcept of ethics and proper business conduct will be emphas ized throughout the course.
- 3133 LEADERSHIP ETHICS
- A study of leadership in the context of self-governance, responsibility, adherence to principle, integrity, and constancy of purpose. The course specifically addresses how leaders build and maintain organizations which are guided by a sense of purpose, responsibility, and ideals. Two facets of the leader's role are emphasized: the leader as decision-maker, and the leader as an organization builder.(Junior standing required)
- 3223 COMMERCIAL LAW
- This course will consist of the study of the Uniform Commercial Code, with special emphasis on sales of goods, commercial paper and negotiable instruments, secured transactions, bankruptcy and creditors rights, proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, antitrust law, and the laws effecting entrepreneurs. The concepts of ethics and proper business conduct will be emphasized throughout the course. (Prerequisite: BLAW 3123)