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MG 261 Business Law II
Miratsky, Matthew 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

FA 2006 HO

Faculty

Miratsky, Matthew J.

Title

Adjunct Instructor

Degrees/Certificates

BA History Doane College
JD Creighton University School of Law

Daytime Phone

816-860-1728

Other Phone

816-509-7894

E-Mail

matthew.miratsky@park.edu

mmiratsky@kc.rr.com

Semester Dates

8-21 to 12-15

Class Days

--T-R--

Class Time

8:45 - 10:00 AM

Prerequisites

MG 260 Business Law I

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:

Required:  Richard A. Mann & Barry S. Roberts, BUSINESS LAW AND THE REGULATION OF BUSINESS.  8th edition.  ISBN# 0-324-27074-7.

Recommended:  STUDY GUIDE for aforementioned text.  (Prepared by Richard Taylor): Richard A. Mann & Barry S. Rodgers.  8th edition.  ISBN# 0-324-27075-5.

Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore

Textbooks can be purchased though the Parkville Bookstore

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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: MG 260 3:0:3

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Define the relationship between the American legal system and business.
  2. Explain the case law/hypothetical example format.
  3. Discuss legal issues within the relevant format.
  4. Arrive at rules of law and formulate those decisions in essay form.


Core Assessment:

There is a final exam consisting of 13 True or False questions, 25 Multiple Choice questions and four short answer essay questions.

Class Assessment:

 

Grading:

Course grades will consist of the following:

(1) Attendance / Class Participation / Assignments: 10% (100 points)

(2) 3 Exams – 25% each (250 points each) and

(3) Core Assesment - 20%, comprehensive final.  This is not a take-home test and is closed book and notes.  Use of electronic devises during the exam is prohibited, absent instructor approval.  200 points

A: 90% and up.  900 points and up.

B: 80-89%.  800 to 899 points.

C: 70% to 79%.  700 to 799 points.

D: 60% to 69%.  600 to 699 points.

F: Less than 60%.  Less than 600 points.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

DATE: SUBJECTS: TEXT CHAPTER

Aug 22 Class Overview ---

Aug 24 Part VI – Agency 29, 30

Aug 29-31 Part VII – Business Associations 31, 32

Sept 5-7 Part VII – Business Associations (cont'd) 33, 34

Sept 12-14 Part VII – Business Associations (cont'd) 35,3 6

Sept 19 Part VII – Business Associations (cont'd) 37

Sept 21 Exam over Parts VI, VII 29-37

Sept 26-28 Part VIII – Debtor and Creditor Relations 38, 39

Oct 3-5 Part IX – Regulation of Business 40, 41

Oct 10-12 Part IX – Regulation of Business (cont'd) 42, 43

Oct 17-19 FALL BREAK ---

Oct 24-26 Part IX – Regulation of Business (cont'd) 44, 45

Oct 31-Nov 2 Part IX – Regulation of Business (cont'd) 46, 47

Nov 7 Part IX – Regulation of Business (cont'd) 48

Nov 9 Exam over Parts VIII, IX 38-48

Nov 14 -16 Part X – Property 49, 50

Nov 21 Part X – Property (cont'd) 51

Nov 23 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY ---

Nov 28 Part X – Property (cont'd) 52

Nov 30 Exam over Part X 49-52

Dec 5-7 Semester Review ---

Dec 11 on Finals Week 29-52

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 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-89

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 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 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 "W".
  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 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90

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. 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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Last Updated:8/22/2006 10:54:47 AM