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(BUSM 342) Business Law and Ethics

Ethical foundation and the legal environment of business; contracts; uniform commercial code related to sales, commercial paper, and secured transactions; business organization; government regulations; property; bankruptcy, trusts, estates, insurance.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisites BUSM 180 w/C- or better (for non-ACCT majors), ACCT 203 (for ACCT majors); ENGL 101
Offered Fall, Winter, Spring
Programs Accounting (BS), Associates of Sciences - Business Management (ASBM), Business Education (BS), Business Management (BS), Legal Studies Certificate, Political Science (BA), Political Science Minor

Course Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental areas of business.
  2. Have knowledge of international business basics.
  3. Have knowledge of intercultural understanding fundamentals.
  4. Demonstrate commitment to ethical behavior.
  5. Be able to solve problems.
  6. Work effectively in teams.
  7. Communicate effectively.
  8. Demonstrate commitment to service-mindedness.
  9. Demonstrate the ability to lead.
  10. Be able to prepare an entrepreneurial business plan.