Business Law I
3 Credit Hours

Course Description
This course provides an introduction to selected basic principles of law and related business law principles. The course content includes (but is not limited to) an introduction to contract law, criminal law, tort law, constitutional law, court systems, alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, anti-trust law, agency law, employment law, worker protection laws, and labor law. By the end of this course the student should be able to properly apply selected legal terms in given situations, determine proper types of dispute resolution methods to be used to resolve given situations, and assess, using pertinent legal principles, selected situations for appropriate legal outcomes(s).

Course Delivery
FlexNet courses are taught via the internet using iNET (located in TritonPass). Students can enroll in a FlexNet course at any time throughout the semester as long as there is space available in the course, except the last three weeks of the term. Students have until the end of the term to complete the course from the time of enrollment and payment. All FlexNet courses end on the same date, the last day of the term, no matter the enrollment date. FlexNet courses do not have weekly deadlines, but it is highly recommended for students to stay on task.

Software and Hardware Requirements
The student will need to have access to the Internet and e-mail and will need access to Word 95, 98, 2000 or XP.

Computer Literacy Requirements
The student must have previous experience working with computers and the Internet; must be able to use e-mail and be able to send attachments via e-mail. The student must have access to the software and equipment listed above.

Instructor: Robert EnTin

E-mail: entin@iowacentral.edu