MG 261 Business Law II
U1AA 2011 LC
Howard, Enid Williams
B.A., English, University of Louisiana at MonroeJ.D., Thurgood Marshall School of LawFederal Contract Management Certification, Villanova University
Before and after class
June 6, 2011-July 31, 2011
7:30 - 10:10 PM
MG260, Business Law I
Textbook, Mallor, Barnes,et al. Business Law: The Ethical, Global and E-Commerce Environment, 14th Edition. McGraw-Hill Irwin. ISBN-13 9780073377643. Study Guide purchase is not necessary. Only the textbook is necessary. Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
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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:
An integrated condition of lectures and discussion of court cases in each class from all chapters assigned. Students are expected to be prepared to discuss each court case for classroom participation. There will be 3 graded written research homework assignments which will make the balance of class participation. These homework assignments may be orally presented in class by each student.
Midtern Exam------------40% (200pts)
Final Exam---------------40% (200pts)
Class room participation and attendance---5% (25pts)
First Homework Assignment-------------- 5% (25pts)
Second Homework Assignment-----------5% (25pts)
Third Homework Assignment-------------5% (25pts)
Total points possible for the course:500. Average is determined as follows: Midterm Exam +Final Exam + homework/classroom participation (up to 100 points). Your score will be combined and divided by 5.
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.
Late submission as a result of unexcused absence: Midterm Exam and Final Exam will be lowered by 10 points. Late homework assignments will be lowered by 5 points. Written documentation may be required for excused absences.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students are expected to attend classes, to include those that are rescheduled ( if necessary). You are expected to arrive on time and stay for the entire class. The instructor will be notified to in advance if you are to be absence. More than 3 unexcused absences are deemed to be excessive and may result in a involuntary withdrawal and a failing grade. Excused absences will be supported by documentation, ie, TDY order, or Doctors note. Cell phones will be turned off during class and no eating of food or drinking other than bottled water is permitted during class. All of the above may affect your points regarding classroom participation.
Week 1--Chapters 8, 26 & 27
Week 2--Chapters 28-30
Week 3--Chapters 31, 35 & 36
Week 4--Chapters 37-40
Week 4---Midterm (Open Book)
Week 5--Chapters 41-43
Week 6--Chapters 44, 45 & 47
Week 7--Chapters 48, 51 & 52
Week 8--FINAL EXAM REVIEW
Week 8--Final Exam
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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. from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92-93
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96
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