Buslaw Syllabus - Spring 2010 BUS 294 On-line Course...

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Dr. Churchill’s Business Law – Spring 2010 The professor reserves the right to make changes to any portion of this syllabus during the semester . Spring 2010 – BUS 294 On-line Course Syllabus Sections 5031, 5047, 5656 Dr. P. Churchill E-mail – Use the WebCT e-mail function Textbook : The Essentials of Business and Online Commerce Law, Cheeseman, Prentice Hall, 2006 (soft cover) **A legal dictionary is NOT required** Syllabus : This is the guide to this semester‟s activities and the assignments for this section. The professor retains the right to make changes to the material, the assignments, the dates, and any other aspect of the course at any time. When, or if, changes are made, they will be posted to the course. Skill Level : 1. Students should have the ability to write, read, and understand English at the skill level required in English 122. 2. An Introduction to Business class (BUS109) is recommended. I. Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) BUS-294: Business Law Course Description: Provides a general overview of the specific areas of the legal environment that effect individuals and businesses. [The] Major emphasis [will be] contracts, including the Uniform Commercial Code, Article 2. Other subjects studied may include legal history, civil procedure, constitutional law, torts, intellectual property, cyber law, criminal law, international law, labor and employment law, and agency. Student Learning Objectives: SLO#1. Students completing the course will be able to evaluate issues that may have legal significance in the business environment. SLO#2. Students completing the course will be able to formulate conclusions based on sound legal reasoning. SLO#3. Students completing the course will be able to compare and contrast alternative legal theories as they apply to a hypothetical fact situation.
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Dr. Churchill’s Business Law – Spring 2010 The Professor reserves the right to make changes to any portion of this syllabus during the semester . 2 2 II. IMPORTANT COURSE DETAILS A. ATTENDANCE POLICY How do you attend an on-line class ? By being active in your studies in the WebCT program. The program provides a detailed record of each time every student accesses the class, how much time spent and where. I expect to see each of your “footprints” as you use the materials provided for you. How much time on-line are we talking about here? That is hard to put into hours and minutes. But as a guide remember that in a regular 4-unit class you should allocate 2 to 3 hours per week for every hour spent in the classroom. So, a 4-unit class that meets 2 times a week would require 8 to 12 hours outside preparation. For this class, after reading the chapters and viewing the Power Point slides, plan to spend (on average each week) 9-10 hours additional hours reviewing the PowerPoint, and studying the textbook material BEFORE attempting the assignments or taking the quizzes. If, for any reason,
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Buslaw Syllabus - Spring 2010 BUS 294 On-line Course...

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