MG 261 Business Law II
S1QQ 2007 HI
J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of LawM.B.A., Cleveland State UniversityB.S., Accounting, University of Utah
Monday, Wednesday 4:30 pm
15 January 2007 - 11 March 2007
4:30 - 7:15 PM
MG 260 Business Law I
Textbook: Business Law, The Ethical, Global, and E-Commerce Environment, 13th Edition. Authors: Mallor, Barnes, Bowers, Langvardt.
Additional Resources: Law Library, Internet, Legal Treatises, etc.
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Educational Philosophy: The instructor's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, use of the socratic method, dialogues, examinations. The instructor encourages questions and comments from each and every student to facilitate indepth learning of business law concepts. This course will include discussion of case law and textual material.
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: Course assessment will include three examinations and a 6-page double space written paper (12 point font) analyzing and describing a Business Law issue, including a bibliography page citing at least five sources excluding the text book but including law review articles, newspaper articles, treatises, case law, etc., (three sources must be something other than an internet webpage). Each student will present their paper to the class and/or instructor. The comprehensive final examination is not a take home exam and is not an open-book or open-note exam.
Grading: The first two examinations will each be worth 100 points. The final exam will be worth 80 points. The paper will be worth 100 points. The paper presentation will be worth 20 points. Total points for the class will be 400 points. Grading: A: 90% or better; B: 80-89%; C: 70-79%; D: 60-69%: F: Less than 60%.
All final exams will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Associate Dean.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Each member of the class should treat each other with respect. Questions and discussion are encouraged. Students should make every effort to attend each class to both gain from and add to the learning environment. Absences due to military requirements or extreme personal situations will normally be excused. Whenever possible, excused absences are to be discussed in advance with the instructor. Excessive absences may result in involuntary withdrawal from the course.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Class Schedule: Read the following chapters before each class identified below and be prepared to discuss said chapters and answer questions in class. The test and other dates are also identified. The instructor may change the class schedule during the term depending on progression of class instruction, etc.Jan 16 Chpts 23-24Jan 18 Chpt 25
Jan 23 Chpts 26-27
Jan 25 Chpts 28-29Jan 30 TEST 1Feb 1 Chpts 30-31
Feb 6 Chpts 32-33
Feb 8 Chpt 34-35Feb 13 Chpts 36-37
Feb 15 TEST 2Feb 20 Chpts 38-39
Feb 22 Chpts 40-41
Feb 27 Chpt 42
Mar 1 Chpt 43, Paper Due, Presentations
Mar 6 Chpt 44, PresentationsMar 8 TEST 3
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