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Course Code: BUSN311 Course ID: 2939 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course develops skills for inquiry into the business environment from a legal and ethical perspective. Students explore the relationships between modern business and the environment, in addition to the ethical issues that arise when diverse interests intersect. Relevant topics will include contracts, commercial law (sales, secured transactions and creditors remedies), forms of business entities (including limited liability companies and corporations), agency, employer-employee relationships, real property concepts, bankruptcy, and negligence and strict liability concepts. Students will examine corporate governance and business ethics, with emphasis on case studies.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Course Objectives:

CO-1: Define the legal environment that is applicable to the business world.

CO-2: Review basic business law concepts.

CO-3: Describe the litigation system in the United States.

CO-4: Apply legal concepts to business scenarios.

CO-5: Analyze the differences between major forms of intellectual property protection, and current ethical issues that arise under intellectual property law.

CO-6: Identify antitrust issues in business decisions.

CO-7: Analyze what a contract is, how a contract is formed, the types of law that govern contracts, the elements of common-law contract formation, and defenses to contracts.

CO-8: Identify various forms of business structure.

CO-9: Evaluate employment laws affecting business.

CO-10: Define the ethical environment that is applicable to the business world.

CO-11: Identify means to avoid alter ego liability.

CO-12: Evaluate how the Sarbanes Oxley Act applies to business.

Course Objectives:

CO-1: Define the legal environment that is applicable to the business world.

CO-2: Review basic business law concepts.

CO-3: Describe the litigation system in the United States.

CO-4: Apply legal concepts to business scenarios.

CO-5: Analyze the differences between major forms of intellectual property protection, and current ethical issues that arise under intellectual property law.

CO-6: Identify antitrust issues in business decisions.

CO-7: Analyze what a contract is, how a contract is formed, the types of law that govern contracts, the elements of common-law contract formation, and defenses to contracts.

CO-8: Identify various forms of business structure.

CO-9: Evaluate employment laws affecting business.

CO-10: Define the ethical environment that is applicable to the business world.

CO-11: Identify means to avoid alter ego liability.

CO-12: Evaluate how the Sarbanes Oxley Act applies to business.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.