BUL 4421-010 CRN Number 92249 Business Law 1 Spring, 2014 Class Location: College of Education 119 5:30-6:50 p.m. Monday and Wednesday Professor Information Susan Roeder Martin [email protected]Office Hours You may discuss class related issues with me 30 minutes after the class on Monday in our classroom or in my office (by appointment). The office is FL 410. Discussions must relate to the class. Personal legal advice is not an appropriate subject for discussion. Required Text and Materials Business Law: Text and Cases- Legal, Ethical, Global and Corporate Environment, 12thEdition; Kenneth W. Clarkson; Roger LeRoy Miller; Frank B. Cross. ISBN-13 978-0-538-47082-7 Loose-leaf customized version; CengageNow: 2 semester access code with full ebook access: Bundle ISBN# 1133302092 See also: Course Description Business Law 1 (BUL 4421) 3 credits Prerequisite: Junior standing A survey course focusing on the legal aspects of business decision-making, including torts, contracts, Uniform Commercial Code, and debtor/creditor law. The course provides students with an understanding of the role of legal rules and their impact on business. Students learn through assignments that teach them to analyze issues and appreciate the philosophy behind court decisions. Course Prerequisites Junior standing Course Learning Objectives BUL 1 Learning Objectives:
Develop knowledge of the law that applies to business including tort, contract, agency, business entities, securities, antitrust, property, debtor/creditor issues and regulations. Understand the ethical implications of business decisions and practices in a business/professional environment. Understand legal rules as they apply to business/professional decisions and practices. Demonstrate analytical critical thinking by applying legal rules to hypothetical business scenarios. Demonstrate analytical critical thinking by applying ethical principles to hypothetical business scenarios. Course Prerequisites and Credit Hours and Class Time Commitments Junior standing According to Florida State Statute 6A-10.033, students must spend a minimum 2,250 minutes of in class time during a 3-credit course. Additionally, students enrolled in a 3-credit course are expected to spend a minimum of 4,500 minutes of out-of-class-time specifically working on course-related activities (i.e., reading assigned pieces, completing homework, preparing for exams and other assessments, reviewing class notes, etc.) and fulfilling any other class activities or duties as required. Course Resources All students are expected to utilize the resources posted on BLACKBOARD and the items available on the Cengage website. Grading Scale At the end of the semester, the total number of points earned on course work and tests will be added together. Extra credit is posted with your mid-term and final. If you have a concern about a grade, you must contact me with that concern within one week of posting of the grade.