MG 260 Business Law I
F1B 2006 BL
B.A. English and American LiteratureJuris Doctor St. Mary's University School of Law
El Paso, Texas
T/H 7:30 - 7:40 p.m. MST or as needed
(915) 564-5803 ext 618
June 30, 2006 - September 20, 2006
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Textbook: West's Business Law, Tenth Edition, 2006, Clarkson, Miller, Jentz and Cross. ISBN: 0-324-30390-4
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Educational Philosophy: The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based upon lectures, readings, examinations.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Student assessment is based upon the average of three exams, attendance and participation.
The first two exams will be worth 30% each.
The final exam is comprehensive and is NOT a take-home test. It is also worth 30%. Additionally, it should be noted that the comprehensive final exam is a closed book and closed notes exam.
Attendance is worth 5%.
Participation is worth 5%.
1. 1ST EXAM = 100 points = 30%
2. 2ND EXAM = 100 points = 30%
3. FINAL EXAM = 100 points = 30%
4. Participation = 10 points = 5%
5. Attendance = 10 points = 5%
Total = 320 points = 100%
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.
CLASS MEETING AND EXAMINATION SCHEDULE 1. Tue 7/31 Chapters 1 & 2 Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning & Courts and ADR 2. Thur 8/2 Chapters 3 & 4 Court Procedures & ConstitutionalAuthority to Regulate Business 3. Tue 8/7 Chapters 5,6, 7 Ethics, Torts and Negligence 4. Thur 8/9 Chapters 8 & 9 Intellectual Property & Criminal Law 5. Tue 8/14 1st EXAM Chapters 1-9 6. Thur 8/16 Chapters 10 & 11 Nature and Terminology and Agreement 7. Tue 8/21 Chapters 12 & 13 Consideration and Capacity 8. Thur 8/23 Chapters 14 & 15 Genuineness of Assent & The Statute of Frauds 9. Tue 8/28 Chapters 16 & 17 3rd Party Rights & Performance & Discharge
10. Thur 8/30 Chapters 18 Breach of Contract 11. Tue 9/4 2nd EXAM Chapters 10 -18 12. Thur 9/6 Chapters 20 & 21 Title, Risk and Insurable Interest & Performance of Sales Contracts 13. Tue 9/11 Chapters 22 & 23 Remedies for Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts & Sales Warranties 14. Thur 9/13 Chapters 24 & 25 Negotiable Instruments 15. Tue 9/18 Final Exam 16. Thur 9/20 Overview of the course with a Review of Final Exam
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Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
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