2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog 
    May 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

BSA 237 - Legal Environment of Business

Description: Examination of legal framework governing rules of conduct among businesses and impact on establishing business policy.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Lab: 0

Course Content:

  1. The American legal system
  2. Courts and procedures
  3. Ethics
  4. Common/constitutional law and business practices
  5. Statutory and regulatory environment of business

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify the elements of the legal environment for private (profit and nonprofit) and public organizations. (1, 2)
  2. Analyze the American legal system and current ethical and legal problems confronting private and public organizations. (3-5)
  3. Explain the origins of legal institutions, legal procedure, various methods of resolving disputes, and the functions of the law as a system of social and political thought and action. (1, 2, 4, 5)