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Edmonds Community College    
  Feb 24, 2018
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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BUS& 201 - Business Law

5.0 Credits
Legal institutions and processes in a business society; law as a system of social thought, behavior and resolution. Meets business administration transfer requirements for most institutions.
Prerequisite Placement in ENGL 099.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Read and analyze fact patterns in accordance with the legal professional case analysis method; apply appropriate vocabulary and substantive legal principles; and then analyze, compare and evaluate the logic, reasoning, and arguments of other students in accordance with established legal principles.
  2. Read, analyze, compare and evaluate the merits and logic of the arguments presented in a case and critically examine how social/cultural attitudes and values affect and are affected by the court’s holding in a case.
  3. Work cooperatively and as a team with other students in debating ideas, including listening attentively to other opinions, viewpoints, and cultural perspectives and weigh the merits of same.
  4. Describe the basic principles of business law subjects such as constitutional authority to regulate business; common law contracts; the Uniform Commercial Code; agency; business associations; real and personal property and business related torts.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of the law, its historical development, judicial process and the role of law in a complex social system, with emphasis on the American legal system and its institutions.
  6. Analyze and evaluate ideas of ethics, social responsibility, and justice, and, when confronted with an ethical dilemma, weigh the arguments for alternative courses of action and logically persuasively argue for a particular course of conduct.

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