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Business Law 1,2 (P) (0561, 0562)

Grade Range:
 Business 100 1,2 or Accounting 1,2
 Course duration:
 One or two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Practical Arts
 UC subject area satisfied:
 g - College Preparatory Elective
Course Description:
 This course, which emphasizes the legal aspects of business, gives students an understanding of the complexity of law, the importance of recognizing legal implications in human relations, and points out situations requiring legal assistance. The first semester focuses on the law and its relationship to the individual as a citizen, employee, and member of the community. Contracts are introduced. The second semester presents an in-depth study of a variety of common contracts: employment, sales, warranties, credit, and real property. Insurance, commercial paper, and decision-making models are also discussed.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Brown, Understanding Business and Personal Law, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, 2003.