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MG 261 Business Law II
Cain, Jason C.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.

Course

MG 261 Business Law II

Semester

S1EE 2007 MO

Faculty

Cain, Jason C.

Title

Adjunct Faculty

Daytime Phone

(229) 251 7454

E-Mail

Jason.Cain@park.edu

jccain@alltel.net

Class Days

--T-R--

Class Time

5:00 - 7:45 PM

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:

Business Law
The Ethical, Global, and E-Commerce Environment
13th edition
Mallor Barnes Bowers Langvardt

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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: MG 260 3:0:3

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the relationship between agent and principal 2. Examine the types of business associations.
  2. Distinguish between the rights and liabilities of business owners, whether partners, members or shareholders.
  3. Discuss the most commons forms of bankruptcy.
  4. Describe how employment laws protect employees and impose duties on employers.
  5. Define and give examples of types of intellectual property.
  6. Identify and describe some of the consumer protection laws.
  7. Identify areas where the internet has affected the law as it relates to contracting, employment and intellectual property.


Core Assessment:

There is a final exam consisting of 13 True or False questions, 25 Multiple Choice questions and four short answer essay questions.

Class Assessment:

Three tests
Two papers

Grading:

Test 1  up to 100 points
Test 2  up to 100 points
Test 3  up to 100 points
Paper 1up to 100 points
Paper 2 up to 100 points
450 points to 500 points A
400 points to 449 points B
350 points to 399 points C
300 points to 349 points D
0     points to 299 points F

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.

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Course work or tests turned in or made up after deadlines will not be accepted without prior approval of instructor.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

We are all adults.  Treat other students as well as the instructor with respect.
Rude and disruptive behavior will not be tolerated and appropriate action will be dealt with as the instructor sees fit which may include any action which is allowed by Park University.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

Week 1 Chapter 24 Real Property
Week 2 Continuation of Chapter 24 and Test 1
Week 3 Chapter 25 Landlord and Tenant Law
Week 4 Continuation of Chapter 25 and Test 2
Week 5 Chapter 31 Negotiable Instruments
Week 6 Continuation of Chapter 31
Week 7 Introduction to Credit and Secured Transactions
Week 8 Final Exam and papers due

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.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "W".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

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 .

Additional Information:

This syllabus is tentative and may change with notice to students.

Copyright:

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Last Updated:1/10/2007 10:14:30 PM