MG 261 Business Law II
S1QQ 2008 HI
J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of LawM.B.A., Cleveland State UniversityB.S., Accounting, University of Utah
Monday, Wednesday 4:30 pm
14 January 2008 - 9 March 2008
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
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 30 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 comprehensive examination that must be administered and proctored in the classroom and is not to 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: Course assessment will include three examinations and various homework assignments given during the term. 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 comprehensive final exam will be worth 120 points. The homework assignments will be worth 80 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%.
The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
All final exams in all School of Business and Management courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 20% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. 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 Dean of the School of Business and Management.
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 15 Chpts 23-24
Jan 17 Chpt 25
Jan 22 Chpts 26-27
Jan 24 Chpts 28-29
Jan 29 TEST 1
Jan 31 Chpts 30-31
Feb 5 Chpts 32-33
Feb 7 Chpt 34-35
Feb 12 Chpts 36-37
Feb 14 TEST 2
Feb 19 Chpts 38-39
Feb 21 Chpts 40-41
Feb 26 Chpt 42-43
Feb 28 Chpt 44
Mar 4 Course Review
Mar 6 TEST 3
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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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88
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