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Course Syllabus

BUS 415 Business Law Course Start Date: 9/13/2011 Course End Date: 10/17/2011

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Point Values for Course Assignments

ASSIGNMENTS Individual (70%) Business Ethics Case (Week 1) State of Confusion Paper (Week 2) Business Entities, Laws, and Regulations Paper (Week 5) Final Examination (Week 5) Participation & Discussion Question Responses (Weeks 1 – 4 – Five Points Total Available each week) Learning Team (30%) Synopsis of Tort Cases (Week 3) Foodmart, Inc (Week 4) Total 15 15 100 5 15 15 15 20 Points

Week One

Week One: Legal Environment • • • Explain the relationship between business and the legal environment. Evaluate the social responsibility of business practices. Describe the stages of a civil case.

Weekly Reminders Discussion Questions / Participation Discussion question responses WILL NOT count towards the class participation requirement. Only posts in the Main classroom forum will count towards your class participation score. Remember to participate in the class discussions 4 out of 7 days during the week. Participation Defined: For some reason, students occasionally have trouble understanding the requirements for participation in this class. To receive full...