MG 261 Business Law II
U1H 2006 BU
Schlicht, James O.
Senior Professor/Adjunct Faculty
B.A., University of Kentucky 1975J.D., Duquesne University 1978
43 Planters Circle, Ladys Island, SC 29907
By Appointment Only
5 June - 30 July 2006
7:35 - 10:05 PM
Textbook: West's Business Law (Tenth Edition) Clarkson, Miller, Jentz & Cross
Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased though the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: Library, INFOTRAC, and Internet sources as recommended
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: My educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on readings, lectures, dialogues, examinations, and writings. I will attempt to engage each learner to encourage the lively exploration of concepts, ideas, and interpretations.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
There is a final exam consisting of 13 True or False
questions, 25 Multiple Choice questions and four short answer essay questions.
Class Assessment: This course does not lend itself well to a substantial writing project. Therefore, assessment will be based upon class participation, a midterm examination, and a comprehensive final examination. In addition, I reserve the right to to permit students to do one VOLUNTARY extra credit assignment during the course of the semester involving research into a particular area of Business Law which is of interest to the student.
Grading: Participation in Classroom Discussions: 10% of final grade
Midterm Examination: 40% of final grade
Final Examination: 50% of final grade
A: 90-100%; B: 80-89%; C: 70-79%; D: 60-69%; F: <60%
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late submission of course materials without an acceptable excuse will result in a reduction of grade for that meterial of one letter grade for each day late. Acceptable excuses include illness, TAD, and other emergency situations.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are expected to be on time for class and to be properly attired. Cell phones and pagers must be turned off or set to vibrate during class time. Tape recording is permitted only with my approval.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Date Chapters Pages Topics
5 June 31,32 635-669 Agency & Liability
7 June 33,34 670-716 Employment & Discrim.
12 June 35,36,37 717-764 Non-Corporate Structure
14 June 38,39 765-805 Corporations
19 June 40,41 806-846 Corporations continued
21 June 42,43 847-887 Small Business & Admin.
26 June Review for Midterm Examination
28 June Midterm Examination
3 July 44,45 888-919 Consumer & Enviro. Law
5 July 46,47 920-962 Antitrust & Pers. Prop.
10 July 48,49 963-1005 Real Prop. & Insurance
12 July 50,51 1006-1045 Wills & Prof. Liability
17 July 52 1046-1063 International Law
19 July Special Assignment TBA
24 July Review for Final Examination
26 July Final Examination
Note: The Instructor reserves the right to vary from the above schedule to meet class needs.
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.
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. 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 .
Last Updated:5/1/2006 12:24:53 PM