FIN 205 (Legal and Regulatory Envirionment of Business I) Course
(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 busines 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 2:30 p.m. to 4:10 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
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 2, 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 qwuestions. You will
a Bluebook, 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
at 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
grades may be curved at the end of the course.
Ten percxent 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
consist partially of input
based on analysis and/or experience, and any reports the student may wish
re current events and developments
in busieness law.
1. Only "silent" beepers are permitted in the classroom.
Please turn off all cellular telephones or leave them outside
2. Tape recording will be permitted with
the written permission of the instructor. Inquire at instructor's office
3. No unauthorized materials, including dictionaries, will be
permitted in the classroom during examination periods.
will be graded only on the basis of the student's individual performance.
4. If you need any additional information or assistance, please
see the instructor.
205 Course Outline
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