Feb 18, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

LGL 102 - Business Law


Course Description: This course provides a comprehensive study of the relationship between business and the law. It includes a study of the American legal system and exploration of the types of legal entities through which business can be conducted.  The course also introduces students to various legal issues affecting businesses.

ISLOs: This course supports student development of Critical Thinking, Social Responsibility, and Personal and Professional Development.
Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 101.
General Education Elective(s): Social Science
Note(s): N/A

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Discuss the sources of U.S. law, how law is made, the branches of U.S. government, and the concept of federalism.
  • Identify legal business issues including contracts, torts, employment law and agency, and explain how laws apply to business scenarios.
  • Describe various ways in which a business may be legally organized.  
  • Discuss the laws of corporate governance.
  • Identify ethical issues that arise in the business environment.

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