Course Outlines

Business Law and Ethics — BUSN 1110

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 3.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 3.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 0.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    Examine workplace issues impacting supervisory responsibilities and explore the influence of ethics on individuals and organizations. You will be introduced to the American legal system. Understand civil, criminal, TORT, contract, employment and labor laws and other factors that affect business operations.
  2. Course Effective Dates: 5/21/14 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. Ability to examine elements of contracts
    2. Apply basic legal concepts within the context of a business setting
    3. Assess consumer protection and liability
    4. Assess the impact of government regulation on business
    5. Create a learning portfolio
    6. Discuss negotiable instruments
    7. Evaluate the ethical cause and effect in decision making
    8. Examine credit and risk
    9. Explain property rights
    10. Identify how the laws of TORTS impact business
    11. List the types of business organizations
    12. Understand and apply principles of employment law and agency
    13. Understand and reflect on the American legal system
    14. Understand the functions of courts and other non-judicial tribunals in the resolution of disputes.
    15. Understand the global and culturally diverse context in which business and business law functions.
    16. Understand the main sources of legal authority, which may include constitutions, treaties, statues, cases, regulations, and decrees.
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted