Business Law (BUSLW)

  • BUSLW 1840 
    Independent Study

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Exploration and analysis of topics within the discipline to meet individual student-defined course description, goals, objectives, topical outline and methods of evaluation in coordination with and approved by the instructor. This course may be taken four times for credit as long as different topics are selected. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor is required (1 to 4 lecture hours)

  • BUSLW 2205 
    Legal Environment of Business

    3  credit hours

    Traces the history and development of the judicial system and the social and legal environment of business. Principles of business legal ethics and corporate social responsibilities, government regulation of business, securities law, consumer protection law labor law, employment law and environmental law are discussed and analyzed through use of cases and problems. Emphasis will be placed upon the legal dimension of ethical issues in the world of business. (3 lecture hours)

  • BUSLW 2211 
    Business Law I

    3  credit hours

    Introduction to our Anglo-American system of law, tracing its sources and history. Introduction to the legal system as it affects business activity. Principles of the law of contracts, agency relationships, commercial paper and sales are discussed and analyzed through the use of the Uniform Commercial Code, cases and problems. Emphasis is upon the law and business relationships. (3 lecture hours)

  • BUSLW 2212 
    Business Law II

    3  credit hours

    Principles of the law of agency, partnerships, corporations, wills, trusts, accounting law and liability bankruptcy, and real property are discussed and analyzed through the use of the Model Corporation Act, the Illinois Business Corporation Act, cases and problems. Emphasis is placed on the Uniform Commercial Code, including negotiable instruments, holder in due course, credit and secured transactions. Prerequisite: Business Law 2211 (3 lecture hours)

  • BUSLW 2860 
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)yCoop Ed/Internship Occup

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Course requires participation in Career and Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

  • BUSLW 2865 
    Internship Advanced (Career & Tech Ed)

    1 to 4  credit hours

    Continuation of Internship (Career and Technical Education). Course requires participation in Career & Technical Education work experience with onsite supervision. Internship learning objectives are developed by student and faculty member, with approval of employer, to provide appropriate work-based learning experiences. Credit is earned by working a minimum of 75 clock hours per semester credit hour, up to a maximum of four credits. Prerequisite: 2.0 cumulative grade point average; 12 semester credits earned in a related field of study; students work with Career Services staff to obtain approval of the internship by the Associate Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.

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