Tompkins Cortland Community College

BUAD201 - Business Law I

Covers the basic origins, structure, procedures and terminology of the American legal system and the foundation of law. This course enables students to understand legal aspects of common business activities. Students become aware of potentially serious legal situations, and learn legal language to facilitate discussion of legal issues. They also learn how and when to contact an attorney, and study specific rules and regulations of laws that govern the court system, e.g., crimes, torts, property (real and personal), and contracts. Prerequisites: Prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 101; RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.