BUL4310

Advanced Legal Environment of Business

Course Code:
BUL 4310

Credit Hours:
3

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
700

 

Course Description:
This course is an introduction to the legal setting in which businesses operate. Legal topics include the nature of law and the legal process, administrative law, business and the constitution, statutory and common law, business ethics, regulatory law, and agency/unemployment law.

 

Course Details

Instructors:

As assigned

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Miller. Business Law Today: Comprehensive Text and Cases, 13th ed., Cengage. 2022.  ISBN: 9780357634721.

Cengage Unlimited:

  • 1-semester subscription: ISBN 9780357700006
  • 1-year subscription: ISBN 9780357700013
  • 2-year subscription: ISBN 9780357700020

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

BA-1 Exhibit knowledge of accounting, finance, management, legal, operations and marketing.   

BA-2 Identify MIS, economics, technology, statistical data and decision support tools for making effective business decisions.

BA-3 Recognize the impact of today‚Äôs global economy, diversity and cultures on businesses. 

BA-4 Comprehend how effective leadership, teamwork and ethics relate to best business practices.  

BA-5 Use effective oral and written communication skills, including effective research techniques. 

 

Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
Appraise where our legal system comes from and how it has evolved

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Homework, tests, quizzes
Contrast different areas of the law pertinent to business issues

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Homework, tests, quizzes
Develop specific case studies openly in class using legal terminology

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Homework, tests, quizzes
Evaluate legal issues in factual scenarios

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Homework, tests, quizzes
Synthesize how ethical and legal issues overlap and conflict

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Homework, tests, quizzes
Appraise how different legal concepts affect the Business environment. 

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Homework, tests, quizzes

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

In-Person

The instructor will:

  • Lecture and lead class discussions.
  • Assign readings from textbooks and/or other sources to supplement lectures.
  • Provide supplemental materials that align with the material presented in the textbook as appropriate.
  • Design assignments, quizzes, discussions, etc., to help students engage with the course material.
  • Use other teaching strategies to assist students in examining and understanding course materials as needed.
  • Provide timely feedback on assignments.
  • Hold weekly office hours to address questions and student needs outside of class time.

The students will:

  • Attend class regularly and be attentive to lectures.
  • Engage with class discussion.
  • Participate in student discussion groups.
  • Read assigned readings.
  • Complete assignments, quizzes, discussion boards, etc., as assigned by the instructor.

Online

The instructor will:

  • Lead class discussions.
  • Assign textbook and/or other readings.
  • Provide supplemental materials that align with the material presented in the textbook as appropriate.
  • Design assignments, quizzes, discussions, etc., to help students engage with the course material.
  • Use other teaching strategies to assist students in examining and understanding course materials as needed.
  • Provide timely feedback on assignments.
  • Hold weekly virtual office hours to address questions and student needs.

The students will:

  • Engage with the course regularly.
  • Engage with class discussions.
  • Participate in student discussion groups.
  • Read assigned readings.
  • Complete assignments, quizzes, discussion boards, etc. as assigned by instructor.

 

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