Course Description

Explore the significance and growth of U.S. law, particularly as it relates to current trends in public policy, the marketplace, and its manifestation in important legal cases. Areas of discussion include contracts, securities, business organization, agency, sale of property, employment law, torts, and other topics.

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify and apply legal analysis methods and principles important to business transactions, relationships and projections
  • Describe the different forms of business organizations
  • Analyze the various areas of tort and product liability
  • Apply the principles of contract law to formation, enforcement, and defenses
  • Recognize the ethical considerations in business decision-making
  • Describe and analyze the facets of employment and employment related laws
  • Analyze the legal implications of business bankruptcy and/or liquidation
  • Discuss the importance of statutory regulations of organizations and operational aspects of business including those found in the UCC, anti-trust, environmental, and consumer protection regulations

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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6:00PM to 9:00PM
Mar 30, 2021 to Jun 08, 2021
Web-based Instruction
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Web-based Instruction
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee credit (4 units) $600.00
Available for Credit
4 units
Reading List / Textbook



Section Notes

How to Access Your Online Course:


One business day after enrollment but no sooner than 2 weeks before the beginning of the course, you will receive an email with detailed instructions on how to access your online course. You don’t need to take any action until you receive that email. Please note that you will not be able to access your online course until all the steps highlighted in that email are complete.

Required Textbook(s):
Students are required to purchase the textbook(s) below prior to the first class meeting. Textbooks can be purchased from the vendor of your choice.

Business Law Today: Standard
Author: Miller, Roger LeRoy
Edition: 10th, 2014
ISBN 13: 978-1-133-27356-1
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.

No refunds after 4/12/21