Business Law is designed to acquaint students with the basic legal principles common to business and personal activities. Topics include personal concepts to assist students when evaluating contracts, maximizing purchasing power through credit, purchasing appropriate insurance, and renting and owning real estate. Business concepts such as contracting, ethics, starting a business, hiring employees, managing employees, or representing other businesses as employee or contractor are included. Skills in critical thinking are reinforced in this course along with oral and written communication skills. Simulations and projects will help develop student proficiency with the subject matter.
Business Law Course of Study
Understand the origin, ethics, and structure of national and international legal systems.
Understand the structure of the U.S. court system.
Understand the elements of a contract.
Analyze the characteristics and methods of terminating or transferring a contract.
Understand the types of ownership.
Understand the roles of financial institutions.
Understand laws, conditions, and regulations in national and international work environments.
Evaluate legal issues related to current and future planning.
Understand the contractual obligations of consumers in a global economy.
Team and Individual Projects