BA 200 Business Law Legal Foundations • 5 Cr.
Examines legal institutions and processes. Students examine law as a system of social thought and behavior and a framework for resolving rival claims. Other topics include legal reasoning and the interaction of law and business. Prerequisite: ENGL 201, 271, 272 or ENGL& 235 with a C or better. Recommended: 30 prior college credits.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Apply an analytical process to the core legal topics
- Research and demonstrate effective legal analysis (Issue, Analysis, Rule and Conclusion) on cases or legal problems
- Apply a preventive approach to potential legal problems
- Identify an ethical issue and differentiate between ethical and unethical behavior
- Develop a cohesive argument for a legal topic in writing and in oral presentation
- Demonstrate familiarity with the court process
- Demonstrate a knowledgeable consumer’s understanding of legal services
- Identify legal process and policy objectives