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- 16. Law for General
- Principles of personal law
analyzed through case study of its application to the individual. Student
participation required in resolving typical legal problems associated with the
family, home and vehicle ownership, crime, negligence, employment, death,
taxation, consumerism, and education. 3 units.
overview of law and the legal system for the businessperson. Topics include
the rule of law and its foundation in ethics; the American legal process and
institutions; selected areas of governmental regulation of business such as
employment, consumer transactions, competition and the environment; and
private law concepts of tort, contracts, agency and business organizations.
Attention is paid to public policy, ethical, and management concerns as they
relate to legal questions. 3 units. (CAN BUS 012)
- 117. Business, Ethics and
- An investigation of
contemporary business issues and management dilemmas in relation to broad
social concerns. Focus is upon public and private decision making in the
business environment and how business practices, ethics, and social concerns
interrelate. Topics such as the nature of property and profits, efficiency and
human values, the balancing of claims of owners, employees, customers, and
others in community, corporate responsibility, corporate governance,
government regulation and international dimensions of public policy will be
covered. Prerequisite: Passing score on the WPE. 3 units.
course meets Area D2 requirements in the General Education Program
(non-business majors) and Advanced Study requirements (all students).
Legal Environment of Business.
- A study of business law for the
business professional. Aside from investigating substantive law, the course
stresses critical thinking and analytical evaluation of contemporary business
problems. The course also encourages the identification of ethical concerns
along with the ability to anticipate potential legal problems with the goal of
preventing them. Covers introduction to the legal system; court procedures;
contracts and sales; business organizations; real and personal property; labor
and employment law; product liability, and the government regulation of
business. OBE 16 or the equivalent is recommended. 3 units.
- 119. Business Law for the
- Business Law for the
professional anticipating a career in accounting and/or practicing as a
Certified Public Accountant. The course studies the legal liability of an
accountant with extensive intellectual and pragmatic inquiries into the
accountant-client relationship and an accountant's legal responsibility to
society. The course will assist the future CPA in preparing for professional
examinations and in identifying legal issues with the goal of preventing major
legal disputes. The course builds on concepts mastered in OBE 118, especially
business organizations and the government's regulation of business. This
course covers agency, partnerships, corporations, secured transactions,
securities regulation, bankruptcy, commercial paper, torts, suretyship,
insurance, banking regulation, wills and trusts. Prerequisite: OBE 118. 3
- 141. Managerial Real Estate
- An examination of the decision
making process in land utilization transactions relative to the minimization
of risks of legal confrontation. Traditional conflicts underlying real estate
transactions are examined and principles of preventive law are derived. The
management of litigation and transaction attorneys is considered. Court
remedies that are pertinent to land utilization transactions are analyzed and
compared to nonjudicial alternatives. Prerequisite: OBE 19. 3 units.
- 158. Labor and Employment
Laws, Policies and Practices.
- Development and current status
of legislation, courts and government agencies' decisions in: union-management
relations in private and public sectors; equal employment opportunity;
protective legislation, particularly concerning health and safety; employment
contracts in nonunion firms and the issues of job security and fair treatment;
employee right of privacy; income and retirement security; and emerging issues
in labor and personnel management. The impact of law on the management of
human resources in an organization will be the focus rather than the purely
technical logic of the statues, regulations, and public policies. 3 units.
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203. Legal Environment of
- An intensive study of important
aspects of law for managers, including law as an instrument of social and
political control. Analysis of selected problems in areas of private law such
as contract, tort, business organizations, and agency. In addition, selected
issues of administrative law and government regulation of business will be
investigated. 2 units.
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