BUS202-Business Law 2

NOTE: The following is a summary of the course requirements. The actual class syllabus and all course material will be facilitated via your CANVAS LMS

Welcome to Business Law II:  BUS& 202 (5 Credits) 

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Instructor:  Shawn T. Newman, J.D.  

Course Description:  Expands and develops principles of American substantive and procedural law learned in BUS201 with a concentrated focus on specific areas of law of particular importance to accountants and other business professionals working in legal areas: accountants' responsibilities and liability; the Uniform Commercial Code relating to sales; negotiable instruments; secured transactions and banking; real estate; insurance; estate planning; bailments; intellectual property; bankruptcy; labor law; and consumer law. This course was formerly BUS 172. Prerequisite: BUS& 201 (formerly BUS 171).

Prerequisite: Eligible to take ENGL& 101.

Instructor: Shawn T. Newman, J.D

Email:  We will use the Canvas Message tab on the left navigation panel.

Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 2-4 pm.  Go here for options.

Required Resouces:

Book:  Roger Leroy Miller,Business Law Today: The Essentials11th Edition (2017) ISBN-13: 9781305574793 | ISBN-10: 1305574796

Links to Book - Chapter Review Power Points

Business Law Resources - Subject Matter Index

Supplemental materials: You will also see that I have additional readings listed per week **please set your browser to allow 'pop-ups' from Canvas as supplemental materials and external links will open new windows when clicked on.

GRADE DETERMINATION:  700 points total

4  Exams @ 100 points/each 

1 Final @ 100 points  

Weekly discussions: post at least one intelligent comment relating the article, case or video to course content: 10 points/each

Complete Student Voir Dire

Newman NoteI sincerely hope you find this course interesting, informative and useful. If you have a particular topics of interest or question, feel free to email me using the Canvas message center.  I have listed reading assignments, exams and resources for each week below.

Please note that I reserve the option to modify the schedule to accommodate challenges and may post articles germane to business law for your comments on the Discussion forum.