MG 260 Business Law I
F2B 2007 BL
Farah, Milad K.
639 Merritt Street, Fort Bliss, TX
After class and by appointment
7:40 - 10:10 PM
Textbook: Business Law and the Regulation of Business, Richard A. Mann and Barry S. Roberts, 9th Edition, Thomson West Publishing.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
All Park University courses must include a core assessment that measures the course's Core Learning Outcomes. The purpose of this assessment is to determine if expectations have been met concerning mastery of learning outcomes across all instructional modalities.
For this course, the core assessment is a Comprehensive Final Examination to be administered in all sections of MG 260. 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 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: Mid-term Exam: 100 points
Six Essays at 10 Points Each: 60 points
Essay Presentation at 5 Points Each: 30 points
Class Participation: 10 points
Final Exam: 100 points
Total: 300 points
Grading: Mid-term: 100 points (33 1/3)
Essays and Participation: 100 points (33 1/3)
Final Exam: 100 points (33 1/3)
Total: 300 points
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 30% 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: Professionalism and courtesy to faculty and other students.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: October 15: Chapter 1 Intro to Law
October 17: Chapter 2 Business Ethics
October 22: Chapter 3 Civil Dispute Resolution
October 24: Chapter 4 Constitutional Law
October 29: Chapter 5 Administrative Law
October 31: Chapter 6 Criminal Law
November 5: Mid-term 100 points (Covering Ch. 1-6)
November 7: Chapter 7 Intentional Torts
November 12: Chapter 8 Negligence and Strict Liability
November 14: Chapters 9-12 Contracts
November 19: Chapters 13-15 Contracts
November 21: Chapters 16-18 Contracts
November 26: Chapters 19-21 Sales
November 28: Chapters 22-23 Sales
December 3: Final Exam
December 5: Conference
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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
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