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MG 261 Business Law II
Carlisle, Clifford A.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.
CourseMG 261 Business Law II HI
SemesterS1QQ2005
FacultyCarlisle, Clifford A.
TitleSenior Professor of Business Mangement
Degrees/CertificatesBA History - 1971
MBA - 1975
JD - 1982
Office LocationBldg. 1278
Office Hours0700 - 1630
Daytime Phone801.586.4189
Other Phone801.451.5227
E-Mailclifford.carlisle@park.edu
clifford.carlisle@hill.af.mil
Semester Dates10 Jan - 4 Mar 2005
Class Days-M-W---
Class Time4:30 - 7:15 PM
PerquisitesNone
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Buisness Law - The Ethical, Global, and E-Commerce Environment
Mallor, Barnes, Bowers, and Langvardt
Twelfth Edition

Additional Resources:
The Uniform Commercial Code


Course Description:
A continuation of the study of contracts, agency, employment, and negotiable instruments; comparison of social responsibility and legal aspects of selected issues.

Educational Philosophy:
The professor's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on reading the text material(including the cases set forth in each assigned chapter) lecture, exchange of ideas, reactions to the reading, experiences, and discussions based to some degree on the socratic method.

Learning Outcomes:
Know and understand the types of and laws surrouding the use of commercial paper.
Know and understand the laws that govern agency relationships.
Know and understand the laws that govern parnerships.
Know how corporations are structured and how they operate.
Know the advantages of the various types of business organizations.
Know how government business regulation affects business and business transactions.



Course Assessment:
There will be three (3) written exams each worth 100 points.

Grading:
Each test will be comprised of 40 multiple choice questions, each worth 2 points, and two essay questions, each worth 10 points.  Extra credit may be earned by outlining ALL the assigned chapters.  The outlines must be at least five hand written pages or 3 typed pages, double spaced.  No partial credit will be granted for outling less than all the chapters.

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late submission will only be allowed for good cause shown, e.g., TDY, personal or family illness, a death in the immediate family, etc.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students are expected to be in class on time.  They are not to engage in activity that will distract from the learning environment or disturb other students.  Students are to treat all other students and the instructor curteously and with dignity.  Early departure and late arrivals are to be coordinated, in advance, with the instructor.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
Class Dates                          Chapters

10 JAN                                28 - 29

12 JAN                                30 - 31

17 JAN                                   32

19 JAN                                34 - 35

24 JAN                                 TEST 1

26 JAN                                 36 - 37

31 JAN                                 38 - 39

2 FEB                                  40 - 41

7 FEB                                  42 - 43

9 FEB                                  TEST 2

14 FEB                                 44 - 45

16 FEB                                 46 - 47

21 FEB                                 48 - 49

23 FEB                                 51 - 52

28 FEB                                    27

2 MAR                                  TEST 3

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.  
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog
Page 101
All tests are to be taken independently.  They are not to be a group effort.

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. <a href="http://www.park.edu/catalog">
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog</a> Page 101

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 100

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. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners 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 American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent 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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