Business Law Syllabus

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BUSINESS LAW
COURSE SYLLABUS FA 2013 / SP 2014
Instructor: Mr. Aughney • Email: [email protected]
Room: CC 103 • Conference: 8th Period • Phone: 956-427-3600
TEXTBOOK
“Understanding Business and Personal Law” 11th Ed. Glencoe/McGraw-Hill.
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Students analyze the social responsibility of business and industry regarding the significant issues relating to the
legal environment, business ethics, torts, contracts, negotiable financial instruments, personal property, sales,
warranties, business organizations, concept of agency and employment, and real property. Students apply
technical skills to address business applications of contemporary legal issues. Students incorporate a broad base
of knowledge that includes the legal, managerial, marketing, financial, ethical, and international dimensions of
business to make appropriate business decisions.
SCOPE AND SEQUENCE
Unit 1 The Legal Environment of Business
Unit 2 Contracts
Unit 3 Consumerism
Unit 4 Negotiable Instruments
Unit 5 Agency and Employment
Unit 6 Forms of Business Ownership
Unit 7 Risk Management
Unit 8 Property
Tutoring Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:45 – 8:05 CC 103 *Or By Appointment
Rules:
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Consequences
1. Verbal Warning
2. Phone Call to Parent
3. Conference With Parent/Counselor
4. Referral to Principal
5. Loss of Computer Privilege
Be Responsible
Be Prepared
Be Punctual
Be Respectful
Be Honest
GRADING POLICY
Exams
Daily Work/Quizzes
Participation
25%
75%
*Mid-term and Final Exams will count towards 15% of each semester grade
REQUIRED MATERIALS
 Pen or Pencil
 Notebook
ACCOMMODATIONS
Accommodations are provided as required by school district and state law.
Student Name: _________________________________________________
Parent Signature: _______________________________________________
Business Law Course Syllabus 2013--2014
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