Feb 02, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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BA 226 - Business Law

4 Credit(s)

This class provides an overview of US business law, describes how each of the areas covered impact business, and examines various cases that relate to each area. It also covers the US Constitution, its origination, its role in determining law today, how it impacts business and how changes are made. This course will also cover a review of current legal topics that are impacting business today and the differences between Federal laws and some State of Oregon Laws and which ones take precedence.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Understand how the origins of the U.S. Constitution and how it impacts business today
  2. Understand how the law and the court system affect their lives
  3. Understand employment, labor and wage law
  4. Understand the nature and importance of the contractual relationship, elements of a contract, and how those elements apply to business situations
  5. Have a working knowledge of the law and social sources which shape and determine the law
  6. Have an awareness of the increasingly complex relationship of individuals and business organizations and the need for critical objective analysis of situations

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