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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

    A survey of the American legal system that provides students with an understanding of the legal framework within which formal business organizations operate. The course includes principles of law as they relate to business policies, ethics, and corporate social responsibilities. Emphasis is placed on government regulation of business, consumer protection, torts, labor law, employment discrimination law, different types of business organizations and environmental law. Topics are discussed and analyzed through legal case studies and real life examples. (3 lecture hours)

  • BUSLW 2211 
    Business Law I

    3 credit hours

    Course provides a study of laws encountered in the operation of business. Students are introduced to our Anglo-American system of law, its sources, history and development. The course includes the law of contracts, torts, product liability, intellectual property, the Constitution, and various other laws that are analyzed in the context of business. Emphasis is on the principles of contract law, including traditional and online versions, the Uniform Commercial Code, sales, leases, and commercial paper, are discussed and analyzed through case studies and examples. (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. (3 lecture hours)

  • BUSLW 2860 
    Internship (Career & Technical Ed)

    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: Consent of instructor and 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 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: Consent of instructor and 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 Dean from the academic discipline where the student is planning to earn credit.