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BUSI 2301 - Business Law

3 credit hours. 3 lecture hours. 0 lab hours.
Prerequisites: High school coursework in U.S. history and government, or equivalent.

This course provides the student with foundational information about the U.S. legal system and dispute resolution, and their impact on business.  The major content areas will include general principles of law, the relationship of business and the U.S. Constitution, state and federal legal systems, the relationship between law and ethics, contracts, sales, torts, agency law, intellectual property and business law in the global context.

Measurable Learning Outcomes:
Describe the origins and structure of the U.S. legal system.  Describe the relationship of ethics and law in business.  Define relevant legal terms in business.  Explain basic principles of law that apply to business and business transactions.  Describe business law in the global context.  Describe current law, rules, and regulations related to settling business disputes.

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