Re: BUAD3318-SA02 Business Law
2. Mission Statement:
learning-focused and distinctively Christian environment for professional success, lifelong learning, and service to God and humankind.
3. Course: BUAD 3318 – SA02, Business Law
4. Term: Spring 2009: February 23, 2009 – May 16, 2009
5. Instructor: April Dyer
6. Office Phone and email: (210) 846-7291; AprilArm@sbcglobal.net
7. Office Hours, Building, and Location: By Appointment
8. Class Meeting Time and Location: Tuesday, 6:00 – 10:10 p.m.
Ft. Sam AMEDD, Willis Hall, Bldg. 2841, Room 3305
9. Catalog Description: Case studies of laws regulating business; includes laws of persons, torts, contracts, agency, private property, sales, negotiable instruments, and insurance.
10. Prerequisites: None
11. Required Textbook and Resources:
Business Law: Principles & Practices
12. Optional Materials: None.
13. Course Outcome Competencies:
14. Attendance Requirements: Attendance is mandatory. If a student wishes to have an absence “excused,” they must advise the instructor via email. Per University Policy, any student who misses twenty-five percent (25%) or more of the regularly scheduled class meetings may fail the class.
15. Disability Statement: “It is university policy that no otherwise qualified disabled person be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any educational program or activity in the university.”
16: Course Requirements and Grading Criteria:
Examinations: Initial (Test 1), mid-semester (Test 2), and final (Test 3) - (60% of the final grade).
Examination material includes, but is not limited to, class discussions; reading
assignments; assigned material from the Textbook and classroom lectures.
Research Project: Each student shall submit a research paper on a business law topic approved of by the
Instructor. The research paper shall not exceed eight (8) pages in length, including title
page and bibliography. The paper should be double-spaced, with standard one-inch
margins. The paper must cite to at least five (5) sources but no more than three (3)
electronic (internet based) sources.
The font should be 12-point, Times New Roman. Pages should be numbered at the
bottom right hand corner of each page. Students should refer to
the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association for further detail.
Each student will give a five (5) minute, summarized version of the paper during the last
class meeting. (20% of the final grade).
Participation: Mandatory attendance and participation policy (10% of the final grade). A signature sheet will be available at the beginning of class.
Case Study: Each student shall complete a Case Study as assigned by the Instructor. In a typed document, students will summarize the case and complete the questions. (10% of the final grade).
Evaluation: Final grades are based on the following scale: A=90-100; B=80-89; C=70-79; D=60-69. Students must receive a passing score in all of the areas mentioned above.
17. Tentative Schedule:
*Students must complete assignments prior to class.
Tuesday, February 24th FIRST CLASS; Course Overview; Chapters 1-4
Tuesday, March 3rd Chapters 5-9
Tuesday, March 10th Chapters 10-14; Review
Tuesday, March 17th Test 1; Chapters 15-18
Tuesday, March 24th Chapters 19-22
Tuesday, March 31st Chapters 23-25
Tuesday, April 7th EASTER BREAK
Tuesday, April 14th Chapters 26-28; Review
Tuesday, April 21st Test 2; Chapters 29-34; Research outline due.
Tuesday, April 28th Chapters 35-37; Case Study due.
Tuesday, May 5th Chapters 38-39; Review
Tuesday, May 12th LAST DAY OF CLASS; Test 3; Research project due; Presentation of research topics.
18. Disclaimer: The views and comments of the instructor should not be attributed