2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
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2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BUAD 201 - Business Law

3 CR
A general overview of the U.S. legal system covering laws, court procedure, and selected current significant legal rulings. Analysis and application (through the case study approach) of the concepts and rules of law with particular emphasis on the Uniform Commercial Code. Contracts, torts, commercial papers, and electronic commerce will be covered. Lab Fee

Requisites: Take BUAD 101  with at least a grade of C.
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate critical thinking skills in gathering, analyzing, interpreting facts, and problem-solving using scientific inquiry.
  2. Analyze the steps in a lawsuit.
  3. Explain the basic elements of tort law.
  4. Explain the basic nature of a contract.
  5. Evaluate the basic contractual elements necessary for an effective offer and acceptance of a contract.
  6. Distinguish the elements necessary for a contract to have consideration.
  7. Evaluate the elements of capacity in a contract.
  8. Explain the major types of contracts that must be in writing.              
  9. Evaluate the remedies available when a contract is breached.