There are no prerequisites for this course.
There are no corequisites for this course.
||This course offers a fundamental overview of the legal environment of
business with an emphasis on business ethics, e-commerce, regulatory,
and international issues. The course covers (1) Legal and Ethical
environment, (2) Public and Global Environment, Contracts, the UCC,
(3) the E-Commerce Environment, (4) Business Organization and the
Investor Protection Environment, (5) Agency and Employment
Environment and (6) Government Regulation Environment.
- Gifis. Dictionary of Legal Terms, 4th ed., Barron's, 2008. ISBN: 9780764139215
- Cheeseman. The Legal Environment of Business and Online Commerce, 7th ed., Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2013. ISBN: 9780132870887
|Program Learning Outcomes:
Bachelor of Applied Science Learning Outcomes (Organizational
1. Demonstrate an understanding of laws and ethics relevant to a
2. Demonstrate knowledge of strategies of effective organization
3. Communicate professionally.
4. Manage information to support organizational goals.
|Course Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the successful student will
demonstrate and understanding of:
A. Demonstrate knowledge of contemporary theories of leadership
within an organiztional setting.
B. Demonstrate knowledge of team building techniques within an
C. Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate decison-making models in
|Methods of Evaluation:
||Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning
outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the
instructor, within the policies of the college and the department.
Detailed explanations are included in the expanded syllabus developed
by the instructor for each section being taught.
|| It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.
|Student Email Accounts
||Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.
|| For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.