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Course Description

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Business - BUS 207

Business Law 1

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

In this course you will learn how a business is impacted by the legal environment. You will be introduced to the key principles of business law including contracts, sales transactions, legal processes of crimes and torts, consumer rights and real-world cases showing these principles in action.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • ENG 101 or minimum score of 22 ACT-English, 29 SAT-Writing and Language, 108 CPT-Sentence Skills or 276 NGA-Writing.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the function of law.
  • Discuss the various sources of law.
  • Explore the relationship between business law, business ethics and corporate social responsibility.
  • Differentiate between the respective legal process of a crime and a tort.
  • Prescribe the appropriate components of a valid and enforceable contract.
  • Evaluate the contractual rights and duties of third parties.
  • Determine when a contract is deemed performed and remedies for failure to perform.
  • Investigate liability-related issues in business transactions.
  • Examine methods to perfect types of securities.
  • Differentiate between creditors and debtor's rights in different types of bankruptcies.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2021; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/21/2021

 207142473Business Law 1ONL3Vitori K12/31/0Open$12.00 

Fall; 2021; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/30/2021

 207142334Business Law 1ONL3Vitori K3/31/0Open$12.00 
 207142345Business Law 1ONL3Vitori K16/31/0Open$12.00 
 207142621Business Law 1RMT3Lourdes M0/30/0Closed$12.00T R  01:00 PM-02:20 PM WEBWEB
 207142670Business Law 1RMT3Lourdes M3/30/0Open$12.00W  05:30 PM-08:22 PM WEBWEB

Winter; 2022; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 01/31/2022

 207112399Business Law 1ONL3Vitori K26/31/0Open$12.00 
 207112670Business Law 1RMT3Lourdes M25/32/0Open$12.00M  05:00 PM-08:38 PM WEBWEB

Winter; 2022; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/10/2022

 207112334Business Law 1ONL3Vitori K17/31/0Open$12.00 
 207112345Business Law 1ONL3Vitori K28/31/0Open$12.00 
 207112607Business Law 1RMT3Lourdes M25/32/0Open$12.00F  01:00 PM-03:52 PM WEBWEB
 207112626Business Law 1RMT3Lourdes M21/30/0Open$12.00T R  01:00 PM-02:20 PM WEBWEB

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday