MG 260 Business Law I
F2B 2011 BL
Professor of Law and Accounting/Adjunct Faculty
Juris Doctor (J.D.)Master of Business Administration (MBA)Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Before and After Class
Monday, October 17, 2011 to Sunday, December 11, 2011
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Textbook: Mallor, Barnes, Bowers, and Langvardt
The Ethical, Global, and E-Commerce Environment
Publisher: McGraw Hill/Irwin
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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: Exam I: Chapters 1-7.
Scheduled for November 9, 2011 at 5:00 p.m.
Exam II: Chapters 9-19.
Scheduled for November 23, 2011 at 5:00 p.m.
Exam III: Comprehensive.
Scheduled for December 7, 2011 at 5:00 p.m.
All Quizzes are due by the last day of class and can be found in ECompanion.
Grading: Exam I 25% 250 points.
Exam II 25% 250 points.
Exam III 30% 300 points.
Class Participation: 10% 100 points.
Weekly Quizzes: 10% 100 points.
Weekly Quizzes will due by the last day of class and can be found in ECompanion.
900-1000 = A
800-890 = B
700-790 = C
600-690 = D
590 - Below = F
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 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.
October 17, 2011
October 24, 2011
2. The Resolution of Private Disputes.
October 26, 2011
3. Business and the Constitution.
October 31, 2011
November 2, 2011
6. Intentional Torts.
November 7, 2011
7. Negligence and Strict Liability.
November 9, 2011
I. Chapters 1 through 7.
November 14, 2011
9. Introduction to Contracts
November 16, 2011
November 21, 2011
November 23, 2011
II. Chapters 9 through 19
November 28, 2011
23. Personal Property and Bailments
November 30, 2011
24. Real Property.
December 5, 2011
26. Estates and Trusts
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
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