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Contract Law

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Description

By creating rules about what constitutes contracts (basic contract law), society describes those agreements that help a society to conduct business. Specialized rules apply to sales and lease contracts.

For this Basic Completion course, students have 24/7 access to on-line testing materials. Each chapter of text in a course has twenty questions, multiple choice, true-false or a combination thereof. Students may query the instructor up to three times, via e-mail, regarding course content. For the Advanced Completion course enrollment, students have unlimited access to the instructor via e-mail.

TEXT: West`s Business Law (Text, Cases, Legal, Ethical and International Environment), by Kenneth W. Clarkson, Roger Leroy Miller, Gaylord A. Jentz and Frank B. Cross. Ninth Edition. West Educational Publishing Company, 2004. ISBN: 0-324-15282-5


Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will:

  • Know what is necessary to create a valid legal contract;
  • Understand how issues regarding any of the elements of a contract can render it voidable;
  • Recognize when third parties receive rights out of such a contract
  • See the effects of when a contract is completed, or breached
  • Discover that different rules apply to sales and lease contracts so that business can move quickly and efficiently


Assessment

Students will complete open-book multiple choice exams on each chapter of material in the course (where the course consists of 15 chapters of material). Students may query the instructor up to three times, via e-mail, regarding course content.

course quick facts
course code DED2802-B
cost $169.00
estimated time to
complete course
24 Hours
course materials
available
6 Weeks
instructor

George Guay is a member of the Massachusetts Bar, and has spent the last decade teaching a variety of online law courses that cover topics such as, Business Organizations and the Law, Contract Law, and Ethics and the Law. Guay has authored a number law related documents including bar review outlines and texts for courses covering the LSAT. He has taught over thirty subjects in online courses, which have covered a myriad of subjects from law to criminal justice.