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BLAW 235. The Legal, Ethical, and Global Environment of Business

Credits: 3
Department: Business Law
Description: Legal, ethical, environmental, political, and global issues affecting business. Governmental regulations, employment relationships, contracts, product liability, consumer protection, and business forms.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Apply the court system to business disputes and compare and contrast conflict resolution alternatives.
2. Identify and explain means of business influence on political and governmental processes.
3. Describe and apply the constitutional rights of free speech and due process to business settings.
4. Identify, distinguish and apply legal principles to business situations in the areas of contracts, torts, consumer and employee rights, and employment relationships.
5. Identify ethical dilemmas and stakeholders and evaluate the consequences of ethical decisions in business situations.
6. Recognize and respond to the global and culturally diverse context in which business and business law function.
7. Independently and collaboratively evaluate and defend alternative outcomes in legal case scenarios.
8. Communicate legal and/or ethical principles and interpretive analyses orally or in writing.

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