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LEB 320F : Legal Environment of Business (Online)

Course Description

3 college credit hours

A primary focus of this online business course is to acquaint current and future managers with the general legal environment and workplace problems that most often lead to litigation. If danger areas can be spotted early, court can often be avoided. A secondary focus will examine rights from an individual's perspective. Students should take away from this distance learning course a better understanding of their rights as they pertain to harassment, discrimination, wrongful discharge, and unsafe working conditions.

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Official UT Austin Course Description
Not open to law students. Introduction to the legal problems confronting businesses in the global environment. May not be counted toward the Bachelor of Business Administration degree.

Prerequisites
Upper-division standing.

Students should contact the University Extension advisor with any questions about prerequisites or placement in our courses. All students should contact their academic advisor with any questions about how this course fulfills their degree requirements.

Graded Assessments
8 assignments
2 exams (taken at approved testing site)

Textbook(s) and Materials
Reed, O. Lee, Peter Shedd, Jere Morehead, and Robert Corley. The Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business w/YBTJ DVD and OLC with Powerweb, 13th ed., New York:Irwin/McGraw-Hill, 2005.
ISBN 0-07-288111-9


Course Fees (exam proctoring fees may apply and are not included)

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