343—Legal and Ethical Environment of
Business, 3 Cr.
This course introduces students to the
legal framework in which American businesses operate as well as the ethical
issues that inevitably arise in the legal environment of business. In addition
to examining the American court system and its procedures, learners will focus
on the substantive legal rules that govern American businesses. In particular,
learners will focus on constitutional law, torts, products liability, criminal
law, and contracts.
344—Business Law, 3 Cr.
This course builds on the foundation
gained in 343. Learners continue to examine substantive legal principles as
well as the ethical and social responsibility implications of business conduct
within the legal environment. Topics shall include property law, insurance law,
intellectual property, Internet laws, business entities, agency law, and
employment law. Prerequisite: 343.
445—Labor Relations, 3 Cr.
Traces the history of the labor and
management relationship focusing on the current legal concepts, practices, and
trends in collective bargaining, arbitration, and negotiation. Prerequisites:
343; MGMT 342.
Aspects of Financial & Commercial Transactions, 3 Cr.
This course examines legal issues
encountered in conducting financial and commercial business transactions.
Students will gain knowledge to prepare them to participate in these
transactions, particularly with regard to financial and accounting aspects of
the transactions. Topics include laws relating to business organizations,
sales, environmental regulation, commercial paper, secured transactions,
documents of title, bankruptcy, securities regulations, and accountants' legal
liability. Prerequisite: 343.