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MG 261 Business Law II
Slack, Steven J.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.

Course

MG 261 Business Law II

Semester

S1E 2006 PE

Faculty

Slack, Steven J.

Degrees/Certificates

BA Political Science, Cal State Fullerton
Juris Doctorate, Western State University College of Law

Other Phone

951-609-5042

E-Mail

terkie98@park.edu

terkie98@yahoo.com

Semester Dates

1/9-2/27

Class Days

-M-----

Class Time

4:45 - 10:00 PM

Prerequisites

Buysiness Law I

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
West's Business Law, 9th edition

Textbooks can be purchased though the Parkville Bookstore


Course Description:
A continuation of the study of contracts, agency, employment, and  negotiable instruments; comparison of social responsibility and legal aspects  of selected issues. Prerequisite: MG260  3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
To provide each student with an introduction to and basic undertanding of the major categories of business law including Domestic and International Sales and Lease Contracts, Negotiable Instruments, Agency and Employment, Business Organizations, Corporations, Government Regualtion of Businesses, Real Property, Wills and Trusts, and Law for Small Business.

Class Assessment:
Lecture, discussion, demostrations, evaluations, readings, case studies, quizzes, exams, research paper, attendance.

Grading:
A:  90%, B:80%, C:70%, D:60%, equally weighted.  Five page term paper, typed, doubled spaced, five minute presentation, midterm and final exam.

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Accepted under certain situations.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Attendance, readings, presentation, participation in discussions, exams.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
1/9, Unit Four, Domestic and International Sales and Lease Contracts,Chapters 19, 20, 21, 22, 23.

1/16, Unit Five, Negotiable Instruments, Chapters 24, 25, 26 and 27.

1/23, Unit Seven, Agency and Employment, Chapters 31, 32, 33 and 34.

1/30, Corporations, Chapters 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40 and 41.

2/6, Midterm, Unit Nine, Government Regulation, Chapters 44 and 46.

2/13, Unit ten, Property, Chapters 47, 48 and 49.

2/20, Unit Eleven, Special Topics, Chapters 50, 51, 52 and 54.

2/27, Presentations and Final Exam.

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.   Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89

Disability Guidelines:
Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .

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