FIN 205 (Legal and Regulatory Environment
of Business I) Course SYLLABUS
(1) Develop a basic understanding of selected areas of the law which have
significant influence on business; and
(2) Learn to analyze the facts of selected business and personal transactions
and anticipate potential problems.
Sophomore standing or above.
Jennings, Business: Its Legal, Ethical and Global Environment, 6th
Class is scheduled to meet two times per week on Mondays and Wednesdays
from 10:50 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
You are expected to attend class, and unexcused absences will jeopardize
your course grade. Absence from
any five sessions will result in the loss of one grade letter.)
Please inform parents and others to schedule airline arrivals on other
than those time frames.
Student grades will be calculated as follows:
||Percentage of Course Grade
||Attendance and Class Participation
||Examination No. 1
||Examination No. 2
||Examination No. 3 (Final)
Examination No. 1 will most likely cover Chapters 1, 3, 4, and 5 in the
course text. Examination No. 2 will probably cover Chapters 6, 7,
8, 13, and 14. Examination No.3 (Final) will then likely cover Chapters
7, 9, 10,11, and 15.
Each examination will consist of objective questions (true-false and
multiple-choice), for which you are to use a Scan-Tron form 882-ES and
a No. 2 pencil, and from one to three essay questions. You will need a
with all pages intact, for each examination.
In an emergency, if it should be necessary to miss an examination
at the scheduled time, it may be made up during the instructor's office
hours provided it is done so within one week following the scheduled
time, and provided the student receives permission from the instructor
or prior to the scheduled time.
After review of exams during class all exams must be returned to the
instructor for filing.
Grades will be assigned on a percentage basis (90% or above is an "A",
80% or above is a "B", etc.). At the instrtuctor's discretion, grades may
be curved at the end of the course.
Ten percent of each student's grade will be based upon the instructor's
subjective evaluation of the student's participation and contributions
to course information through classroom discussion. Such participation
may consist partially of input based on analysis and/or experience, and
any reports the student may wish to make re current events and developments
in business law.
Only "silent" beepers are permitted in the classroom. Please turn
off all cellular telephones or leave them outside the classroom.
Tape recording will be permitted only with the written permission of the
instructor. Inquire at instructor's office for form.
No unauthorized materials will be permitted in the classroom during examination
periods. Examinations will be graded only on the basis of each student's
If you need any additional information or assistance, please see the instructor.
205 Course Outline
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