Dr. Churchill’s Business Law
– Spring 2010
The professor reserves the right to make changes to any portion of this syllabus during the
Spring 2010 – BUS 294
On-line Course Syllabus
Sections 5031, 5047, 5656
Dr. P. Churchill
E-mail – Use the WebCT e-mail function
The Essentials of Business and Online Commerce Law, Cheeseman,
Prentice Hall, 2006 (soft cover) **A legal dictionary is NOT required**
This is the guide to this semester‟s activities and the assignments for
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.
Students should have the ability to write, read, and understand English at the
skill level required in English 122.
An Introduction to Business class (BUS109) is recommended.
I. Student Learning Outcomes
BUS-294: Business Law
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.