MG 261 Business Law II
U1B 2006 BL
B.A. English and American LiteratureJuris Doctor St. Mary's University School of Law
El Paso, Texas
M/W 7:00 - 7:30 p.m. MST or as needed
915-564-5803 ext. 618
May 22, - July 15, 2006
7:40 - 10:10 PM
Textbook: West's Business Law, Tenth Edition, 2006, Clarkson, Miller, Jentz and Cross.
Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased though the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: Park University Online
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: The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based upon lectures, readings, examinations.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Student assessment is based upon the average of three exams. Each exam is worth 100 points.
Grading: 1. 1ST EXAM = 100 points or 33.3%
2. 2ND EXAM = 100 points or 33.3%
3. 3RD EXAM = 100 points or 33.3%
A……………..90% - 100%
B……………..80% - 89%
C……………..70% - 79%
D……………..60% - 69%
Late Submission of Course Materials: The submission of late course work will only be accepted under extenuating circumstances. In all circumstances late course work must be submitted to the professor for approval and acceptance.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are expected to be prepared, courteous and ready to participate in classroom discussions.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Monday 5/22 Chapters 28 and 29 Creditor's Rights and Secured Transactions
Wednesday 5/24 Chapters 30 and 31 Bankruptcy and Agency Formation
Monday 5/29 Chapters 31 and 32 Liability to 3rd Parties and Employment Law
Wednesday 5/31 Chapter 34 and Review Employment Discrimination
Monday 6/5 Exam 1 Chapters 28-34
Wednesday 6/7 Chapters 35 and 36 Sole Proprietorships and Partnerships
Monday 6/12 Chapters 37, 38 and 39 Limited Liability Companies and Corporations
Wednesday 6/14 Chapters 40 and 41 Corporations continued
Monday 6/19 Chapters 42 and Review Law for Small Business
Wednesday 6/21 Exam II Chapters 35-42
Monday 6/26 Chapters 43 and 44 Administrative Law and Consumer Law
Wednesday 6/28 Chapters 45 and 46 Environmental Law and Antitrust Law
Monday 7/3 Chapters 47 and 48 Personal Property and Real Property
Wednesday 7/5 Chapters 49 and 50 Insurance and Wills, Trusts and Elder Law
Monday 7/10 Final Exam Chapters 43-50
Wednesday 7/12 Final Exam Review Overview of the Course
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. 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 .
Last Updated:4/9/2006 3:41:52 PM