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Course Description

Business - BUS 207

Business Law 1 (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

In this course you will learn how a business is impacted by the legal environment. You will be introduced to the key principles of business law including contracts, sales transactions, legal processes of crimes and torts, consumer rights and real-world cases showing these principles in action.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • ENG 101 or minimum score of 22 ACT-English, 29 SAT-Writing and Language, 108 CPT-Sentence Skills or 276 NGA-Writing.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the function, source and precedential value of various sources of law.
  • Explore the relationship between business law, business ethics and corporate social responsibility.
  • Differentiate between the respective legal process of a crime and a tort.
  • Prescribe the appropriate components of a valid and enforceable contract.
  • Evaluate the contractual rights and duties of third parties.
  • Determine when a contract is deemed performed and remedies for failure to perform.
  • Investigate liability-related issues in business transactions.
  • Examine methods to perfect types of securities.
  • Differentiate between creditors and debtor's rights in different types of bankruptcies.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/18/2018

 207142473Business Law 1Online3Vitori K$12.004/31/0Open 

Fall; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/27/2018

 207142334Business Law 1Online3Vitori K$12.002/31/1Open 
 207142345Business Law 1Online3Vitori K$12.007/31/0Open 
 207142621Business Law 1 3Vitori K$12.001/30/0OpenT R  01:00 PM-02:20 PM AS920
 207142670Business Law 1 3Jacobs K$12.0011/30/0OpenW  05:30 PM-08:22 PM AS920
 207246060Business Law 1 3Jacobs K$12.0019/30/0OpenR  06:00 PM-08:52 PM RC690

Winter; 2019; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/04/2019

 207112399Business Law 1Online3Vitori K$12.0031/31/0Open 

Winter; 2019; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/14/2019

 207112334Business Law 1Online3Vitori K$12.0031/31/0Open 
 207112345Business Law 1Online3Vitori K$12.0031/31/0Open 
 207112626Business Law 1 3Vitori K$12.0030/30/0OpenT R  01:00 PM-02:20 PM AS374
 207112672Business Law 1 3Jacobs K$12.0030/30/0OpenT  06:00 PM-08:52 PM AS830
 207216085Business Law 1 3Jacobs K$12.0030/30/0OpenW  06:30 PM-09:22 PM RC690