MG 261 Business Law II
S2K 2012 LA
May, Christopher D
BA, Baylor University; BA, University of Arkansas at Little RockJD, University of Arkansas at Little Rock; MPA, University of OklahomaLLM, The George Washington University School of Law
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Educational Philosophy: The facilitator’s educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, dialogue, examinations, and supplemental websites. The facilitator will engage learners each week in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.
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:
Weekly case studies, discussions, and testing.
is to give you prompt, clear, and useful feedback to help you learn about
business law. Each student is responsible for:
Class Participation (200 pts)
Mid-Term Examination (300 pts)
Proctored Final Examination** (300
Total 100% (1000 pts)
message from the Park Management Department: "The
comprehensive final is not a take-home test. The comprehensive final is
a closed book and closed notes exam."
The final exam is the core assessment.
A = 90- 100%
C = 70-79%
D = 60-69%
F = < 60%
Total possible points: 1000
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.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students should arrive for class on time and stay the entire length of class. Students arriving thirty minutes after class commences will be marked unexcused absent. Students leaving before the class ends will be marked unexcused absent. Students must treat all in class with respect and dignity. Students are expected to read the assigned textbook chapters and to be familiar with their chapter content before each class session. NO TEXTING OR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT DURING CLASS SESSIONS.
Week 1: Agency Law
Week 2: Introduction to the
Forms of Business
Week 3: The Management of
Week 4: Secured Transactions
Week 5: Employment Law and Environmental Law
Week 6: Negotiable Instruments
Week 7: Consumer Protection Law, Accountant Liability, and Intellectual Property
Week 8: Review and
Proctored Final Examination
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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 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 96
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 .
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