MG 261 Business Law II
U1H 2007 BU
Schlicht, James O.
Senior Professor/Adjunct Faculty
B.A., Political Science, University of Kentucky, 1975J.D., Duquesne University, 1978
43 Planters Circle, Ladys Island, SC 29907
By Appointment Only
4 June - 29 July, 2007
7:35 - 10:05 PM
MG 260 or Equivalent
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
For this course, the core assessment is a Comprehensive Final Examination to be administered in all sections of MG 261. This exam is worth at least 20 percent of the student's final grade and will test students' mastery of the Core Learning Outcomes (as listed on this syllabus) through definitions, essay, and/or multiple choice questions.
This core assessment is a CLOSED BOOK, CLOSED NOTES examination that must be administered and proctored in the classroom and may not be given as a take-home examination. Students should not have access to the exam or its questions before it is administered. The duration of the exam can be no longer than two hours.
No computers, or materials other than a writing instrument and a calculator without text functions and communication may be used for the exam; this applies to all students, regardless of whether the exam is for on-line or face-to-face students. Completion of the exam is strictly individual; students may not work in groups to complete the exam.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
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:
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Date Subject Chapter Pages
4 June Function & Creation of Negotiable Instruments 24 478 - 494 Transferability & Holder in Due Course 25 495-5146 June Liability, Defenses, & Discharge 26 515-535 Checks, the Banking System, & E-Money 27 536-566 BRIEF 1 DUE11 June Creditors' Rights & Remedies 28 568-580 Secured Transactions 29 581-604 Bankruptcy Law 30 605-634 QUIZ 113 June Agency Formation & Duties 31 635-650 Liability to 3rd Parties & Termination 32 651-66918 June Employment & Labor Law 33 670-692 Employment Discrimination 34 693-716 BRIEF 2 DUE20 June Sole Proprietorships & Franchises 35 717-730 Partnerships & Limited Liability Partnerships 36 731-75225 June Limited Liability Companies & Sprecial Bus. Forms 37 753-764 Corporations 1 38 765-785 Corporations 2 39 786-805 QUIZ 227 June Corporations 3 40 806-821 Corporations 4 41 822-846 Law for Small Business 42 847-868 REVIEW FOR MIDTERM EXAM2 July MIDTERM EXAM4 July INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY9 July Administrative Law 43 869-887 Consumer Law 44 888-903 BRIEF 3 DUE11 July NO CLASS DUE TO SCHEDULED SURGERY16 July Environmental Law 45 904-919 Antitrust Law 46 920-938 Personal Property & Bailments 47 939-962 QUIZ 318 July Real Property & Lanlord-Tenant Relationships 48 963-986 Insurance 49 987-1005 Wills, Trusts, & Elder Law 50 1006-1027 BRIEF 4 DUE23 July Professional Liability & Accountability 51 1028-1045 International Law 52 1046-1063 QUIZ 4 REVIEW FOR FINAL EXAMINATION25 July FINAL EXAMINATIONNote: 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 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.
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 .
Last Updated:5/8/2007 8:16:27 AM