NEW MEXICO JUNIOR COLLEGE
Business Law I
|A.||Course Title:||Business Law I|
|B.||Course Number:||BS 213 - 30519|
|J.||Office Hours:|| Virtual Monday: 5:00:00 PM-6:00:00 PM (MST);
Virtual Tuesday: 5:00:00 PM-6:00:00 PM (MST);
Virtual Wednesday: 5:00:00 PM-6:00:00 PM (MST);
|K.||Time Zone:||Mountain Time|
This course emphasizes the legal framework of business: the basic principles of law that has impact on business and society. Emphasis is upon the principles of the contract. Other topics treated include the legal and social environment of business, personal property, bailments, and sales. This is a three credit hour course.
Business Law I has been articulated in New Mexico and should transfer to all New Mexico schools. There is no guarantee of transferability and the student is advised to check with the receiving institution if they intent to transfer to another institution.
Business Law, James F. Morgan, 5th edition (ISBN 978-1627515917)
You can buy your books online at the NMJC Bookstore.
Students attending New Mexico Junior College will be evaluated according to the following grading scale:
90 - 100% = A 80 - 89% = B 70 - 79% = C 60 - 69% = D 0 - 59% = F
Grading will be on a 250 point scale and based on the following components::
Midterm Exam: 25 points
Final Exam: 25 points
Final Case Breif Assignment: 50 points
Class Assignments: 50 points
Quizes: 50 points
Class Discussion and Reflective Dialouge: 50 points
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New Mexico Junior College’s institutional student learning outcomes represent the knowledge and abilities developed by students attending New Mexico Junior College. Upon completion students should achieve the following learning outcomes along with specific curriculum outcomes for respective areas of study:
We will be studying the legal environment of business. Students will study case law to determine the impact of court decisions on the interpretation of statutes as well as the effect of those decisions on the business environment. The course will cover topics including the legal environment of business, contracts, personal property, and sales. Specific emphasis will be placed on the topic of contracts.
a. Describe the sources of law.
b. Describe and explain dispute resolution and the court systems in the United States.
c. Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of negligence, intentional torts, and strict liability.
d. Desribe and apply the essential aspects of contracts from creation, performance, breach, and remedies, including basic contract law from Article 2 of the UCC.
e. Demonstrate an understanding of ethics and social responsibility, the ethical application of the law, and the relationship between ethics and the law.
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Online Learning Environment
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Free tutoring services are available to all NMJC students through Brainfuse and the Academic Success Center located at the Pannell Library on the 1st floor.
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CLASS RUNS Sunday to Saturday (deadline each week Saturday night, 11:59 pm time)
WEEK 1 8/21-8/26 Module 0 due
WEEK 2 8/27-9/02 Module 1
WEEK 3 9/03-9/09 Module 2
WEEK 4 9/10-9/16 Module 3
WEEK 5 9/17-9/23 Module 4
WEEK 6 9/24-9/30 Module 5. Midterm exam due 9/30
WEEK 7 10/01-10/07 Module 6
WEEK 8 10/08-10/14 Module 7
WEEK 9 10/15-10/21 Module 8
WEEK 10 10/22-10/28 Module 9
WEEK 11 10/29-11/04 Module 10
WEEK 12 11/5-11/11 Module 11
WEEK 13 11/12-11/18 Module 12
WEEK 14 11/19-11/25 Module 13
WEEK 15 11/26-12/02 Module 14
WEEK 16 12/03-12/09 Module 15
WEEK 17 12/10-12/6 Final Exam due 12/12
Class ends 12/12, Final grades posted by 12/16, I am unable to respond or accept late work after 12/16. No exceptions.