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Course SummaryTake Business Law for Teachers to earn 3 college credits to apply toward your licensure renewal requirements. Learn with fun and engaging business video lessons that you can watch around your teaching schedule.
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How It Works
Earn professional development credits to renew your business teaching license with Business Law for Teachers. Brush up on business law topics so you can better teach business, finance, economics and other related courses. Learn on your own schedule and at your own pace. You can complete this course in under two weeks - perfect for teachers who need to earn business credits in a hurry!
- Watch engaging video lessons about contracts and torts.
- Check your knowledge of things like property law and labor law with practice quizzes and exams.
- Ask clarification questions from our expert business instructors.
- Earn 3 college credits by taking the CLEP Business Law exam.
Always check with your school district or state Department of Education to ensure that the course credits will be accepted before beginning the course. CLEP credits are accepted by over 2,900 schools and directly by many state departments of education.
Who's It For?
Business Law for Teachers is ideal for any teachers looking to earn credits to use toward licensure renewal. The flexible, self-paced format makes it easy to fit your studies into a busy schedule. The course is fully online, so you can study anytime, anywhere. This course also benefits:
- Business teachers who want to brush up on business law
- Teachers who want to incorporate engaging business law videos into their instruction
- Teachers planning a business law unit or course
- Aspiring business law teachers
Why It Works
- Fun and Engaging: Animations and interesting examples make business law easy to learn.
- Expert Instructors: Expert business law instructors break difficult concepts down so they are easy to remember.
- Practice Makes Perfect: Quizzes and practice exams let you review business law terminology and key concepts and track what you've mastered.
- Quick and Flexible: Learn on your own schedule and on any device. You could earn business law credits in less than two weeks.
- Access our full library of professional development courses for teachers, including Into to Business for Teachers, Macroeconomics for Teachers, and Financial Accounting for Teachers.
- Find 10,000 engaging lessons that you can use in your classroom or assign out to students.
- Watch more lessons in business law as well as economics, biology, sociology, Spanish, and other topics.
- Earn transferable college credit for dozens of courses.
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Course Plan for Earning Credit in Less Than Two Weeks
Follow this course plan if you want to complete Business Law for Teachers and be ready to earn transferable credit in less than two weeks. For each chapter assignment, take all of the lesson quizzes and the practice chapter exam at the end of each chapter. If you miss any questions, review the video lesson to master the concept.
|Day||Chapter||What You'll Learn|
|Day 1||Chapter 1|
|History of American Law (origins in English common law, definition of business law, development of America's legal system)|
Sources of Law (Constitutional law, the Bill of Rights, local, state and federal laws)
|Day 2||Chapter 3|
|Constitutional Law (Rule of Law, commercial speech, the equal protection clause)|
American Legal System (criminal vs. civil law, the federal court system, how venue is set)
|Day 3||Chapter 5||Legal Procedures (how a civil lawsuit is carried out, alternate means of settling disputes, criminal proceedings)|
|Day 4||Chapter 6||Contract Law Basics (contract types, definition of an offer, legal detriment)|
|Day 5|| Chapter 7|
|Capacity in Contract Law (definition of legal capacity, contracts with minors, mental incapacity)|
Contract Law and Third Party Beneficiaries (definition of third party beneficiaries, rights of beneficiaries, promisors and promises)
Contracts: Assignment and Delegation (definition of an assignment, rights of assignees, obligators and assignors, revocability)
|Day 6||Chapter 10|
|Contracts: Statute of Frauds (Statute of Frauds definition, guarantors, sale of goods)|
Contracts: Scopes and Meanings (definition of definite and certain, implied terms, how a condition is excused)
|Day 7||Chapter 12|
|Contracts: Breach of Contracts (partial, material and total breaches, the formula for expectation damages, reliance damages, liquidated damages)|
Contracts: Discharge of Contracts (ways of discharging contracts, contract illegality, unenforceable contracts)
|Day 8||Chapter 14|
|The Legal Environment (ethical decision making, corporate social responsibility, white collar crime, environmental law)|
Securities and Anti-Trust Law (registration process violations, definition of anti-trust law, the Sherman Act and horizontal and vertical agreements that violate it)
|Day 9||Chapter 16||Property Law (difference between real and personal property, voluntary property, patents, trade secrets)|
|Day 10||Chapter 17||Employment and Labor Law (definition of employment law, Workers' Compensation, Family and Medical Leave Act, minimum wage laws)|
|Day 11||Chapter 18|
|Creditors' Rights (definition of creditor, collateral and security interest, debt collection, bankruptcy)|
Product Liability and Consumer Protection (types of defects, federal consumer protections, unfair competition)
International Business Law (treaties, sovereign immunity, government promotion of economic growth)
|Day 12||Chapter 21|
|Torts in Business Law (definition of tort law, battery, assault, negligence torts)|
The Role of Agency in Business Law (types of agency, fiduciary duties of an agent, liability)
|Day 13||Chapter 23|
|Types of Business Organizations (sole proprietorships, business partnerships, dissolution of partnerships)|
Sales and the Law (the Universal Commercial Code, including buyers' and sellers' rights)
|Day 14||Final Exam||Take the practice final exam to see what you've mastered and make sure you are ready to earn credit for business law|
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