• Program: Business
  • Course: Business Law
  • Course #: BUSN1140
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the principles of law as they apply to businesses. Topics covered include the court system, contracts, purchases and sales under the UCC, commercial paper, employment law and business organizations and regulation.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Describe the functions of law
Outline the structure of the court system in the United States
Defend the need to set up a system of uniform state laws
Compare and contrast the varieties of negligence and assumption of risk
Explain elements of a variety of contracts
Describe various types of consideration
Describe illegal agreement types
Describe third party contract involvement
Define product liability and warranties
Describe rights and duties of parties to negotiable instruments
Describe rights and duties of principals/agents
Describe rights, duties, powers and liabilities of corporations and their owners
Distinguish between real and personal property
Explain rights and duties of the parties to a bailment

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • Lab: 0
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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