Business Law provides a comprehensive study of the relationship between business and the law. A study of the American legal system and the basic legal concepts related to substantive and procedural law. Introduction to cases, statutes, the Constitution, and the court process and conflict resolution using Alternative Dispute Resolution principles. The course includes the topics of business ethics, Constitutional law principles, contractual concepts, the Uniform Commercial Code, the variety of ways in which a business may be legally organized and financed, agency and employment, torts and product liability, consumer protection, and intellectual property.
Prerequisites: Placement in ENGL110G (or ENGL111G) and BUS110G (or BUS114G); or permission of Program Coordinator or Department Chair.