Dec 09, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog
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BMT-2220 Business Law I

Credits 3
This course is a survey of the principles and theory of American law, as applied in the business environment. Students apply business law to business concepts, principles and practices, and learn skills including case analysis and conflict resolution. Students explore topics including the sources of law, courts and alternative dispute resolution systems, tort law, business crimes and business ethics, contract law, and other related topics.
Prerequisite(s): Reading readiness
Formerly Formerly BUS-2220. Students may not receive credit for both BUS-2220 and BMT-2220.
Course Outcomes
  1. Describe the sources of American law and how conflicts in the law are resolved.
  2. Describe the components of the American court system, including federal and state courts, and administrative bodies, that handle specific business-related legal issues.
  3. Analyze major legal issues in the areas of Constitutional law, litigation and alternative dispute resolution, business crimes and business ethics, torts, property, business organizations, and contracts, as those issues are presented in the business environment.
  4. Apply relevant principles of law to problems and case studies.

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