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MG 261 Business Law II
Lynch, Paul


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

F1J 2006 DN

Faculty

Lynch, Paul

Title

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR

Office Location

BEFORE CLASS ON THIRSDAYS

Daytime Phone

913 383 1073

E-Mail

PLYNCH@PIRATE.PARK.EDU

LYNCHLLC@WORLDNET.ATT.NET

Class Days

----R--

Class Time

5:30 - 9:50 PM

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:

MALLOR,BARNES,ET AL, BUSINESS LAW, THE ETHICAL GLOBAL & E-COMMERCE ENVIRONMENT,

TWELTH EDITION, IRWIN,MCGRAW-HILL ,2004.ISBN 0-07-256200-5

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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

THIS SEMESTER CONCENTRATES ON AGENCY,PARTNERSHIPS,AND CORPORATIONS, AND THE REGULATION OF BUSINESS, PLUS PROPERTY LAW.

Educational Philosophy:

THIS COURSE ENTAILS READING AND UNDERSTANDING OF ONE-HALF IF THE TEXT BOOK OR MORE THAN 26 CHAPTERS. THE MOST DIFFICULT AREA OF THE COURSE IS TO KEEP UP WITH THE READING ASSIGNMENTS. THE BUSINESS STUDENT IS NOT REQUIRES TO MEMORIZE CASE DECISIONS OR PRECEDENT, BUT IS REQUIRED TO UNDERSTAND THE WAY CASE DECISIONS AND PRECEDENT IS APPLIED IN OUR LEGAL SYSTEM. THE CLASSES WILL BE LECTURES AND INTERACTIVENESS. THERE WILL BE WEEKLY QUIZES AND TWO EXAMINATIONS. IN ADDITION, EACH STUDENT WILL BE REQUIRED TO PREPARE A BRIEF OF A CASE FROM THE BOOK AND PRESENT THIIS BREIF IN FRONT OF THE CLASS. AS AN OPTION, ANY STUDENT CAN PREPARE A PAPER OR BONUS PAPER UPON A RESEARCH TOPIC APPROVED BY THE PROFESSOR, WHICH BONUS PAPER CAN BE WORTH AS MUCH AS 15 POINTS TO MAKE UP FOR ADVERSE EXAMINATION AND QUIZ GRADES. THE PAPER MUST BE TYPED, DOUBLE SPACED AND OF 5 PAGES IN LENGTH. THE PAPER MUST CONTAIN A BIBLIOGRAPHY AT THE END TO SHOW THE SOURCE OF YOUR RESEARCH. NO FOOTNOTES ARE REQUIRED IN THE PAPER.

FURTHER THE STUDENT WILL BE REQUIRED TO RECOGNIZE THE ISSUES OF LAW AND REALIZE WHEN THE ASSISTANCE OF THE LEGAL PROFESSION IS NEEDED IN BUSINESS MATTERS AS FOLLOWS:

1. UNDERSTAND THE BASIC PROCEDURES OF THE COURT SYSTEM.

2.UNDERSTAND AGENCY LAW.

3. UNDERSTAND PARNERSHIP LAW.

4. KNOW THE PARAMETERS OF CORPORATIONS AND CORPARATE LAW.

5. RECOGNIZE THE THEORIES OF PROPERTY.

6, UNDERSTAND BUSINESS REGULATIONS.

7. KNOW HOW TO BRIEF LEGAL CASES FOR GROUP PRESENTATION.

 

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:

THE TWO EXAMINATIONS ARE WORTH 100 POINTS EACH, OR A TOTAL OF 200 POINTS.  EACH QUIZ IS WORTH 10 POINTS OR A TOTAL OF 60 POINTS.  THE BRIEF IS WORTH A 20 POINTS.  THE TOTAL POINTS FOR THE COURSE IS 280 POINTS. THE BONUS PAPER, IF DONE, WILL BE USED TO RAISE YOUR TOTAL POINTS FOR YOUR GRADE.

BOTH EXAMINATIONS WILL BE CLOSED BOOK EXAMINATIONS IN THE CLASSROOM.

Grading:

THE FOLLOWING GRADING SCALE WILL BE USED. THE PROFESSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO GIVE A STUDENT THAT ATTENDS EVER CLASS AND PARTICIPATES IN THE INTERACTION UP TO FIVE ORSIX POINTSTO GRANT THAT STUDENT THE NEXT HIGHER LETTER GRADE.  THE TOTAL NUMBER OF POINTS FOR THE SEMESTER IS 280 POINTS

GRADING SCALE:

252 TO 280 = A                      167 to 194 = D

223 TO 251 = B                      000 TO 166 = F

195 TO 222 = C

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

DATE ASSIGNMENT OBJECTIVES

WEEK ONE INTRODUCTION, CHAPS. 35,36,37,AND 38 QUIZ 1 1,2,3,7

WEEK TWO CHAPS 39,40,41, AND 42 QUIZ 2 4, 7

WEEK THREE CHAPS 43,44,45 AND 46 QUIZ 3 4. 7

WEEK FOUR REVIEW - FIRST OPEN BOOK EXAMINATION 1 THRU 4

WEEK FIVE CHAPS 23,24,25,26,27 QUIZ 4 5,7

WEEK SIX CHAPS 47,48, 49 , 50 QUIZ 5 6, 7

WEEK SEVEN CHAPS 51, 52, 52 QUIZ 6 6,7

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 2005-2006 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 "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 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:7/20/2006 4:38:29 PM