Course Description

Business Law I Discusses fundamental concepts, principles, and rules of law that apply to business transactions. Includes the function and operation of the courts, business crimes, torts, contract law, intellectual property, the application of the Uniform Commercial Code to business activities and recent developments in business law, such as cyberlaw and electronic commerce. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores.

Addendum to Course Description

Business Law is designed to expose the student to the American Legal System and it’s affect on business activities. The course provides the student information about the difference between trial courts and appellate courts, public law and private law, civil law and criminal law. Other topics will include: legal procedure, tort law, computer and intellectual law, business crimes, contract law, and sales of goods. This course is applicable as elective credit toward an Associate degree and may be transferable to a four year institution.