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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

LawShelf Educational Media | Evaluated Learning Experience

Stocks and Stock Transfers (BUS-302)


Varied, self-study. 


July 2022 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe the roles of stocks and stock instruments in establishing ownership of corporations; delineate the rights of stockholders, such as the right to vote, to receive dividends, and to inspect the company’s financial records; explain the mechanisms by which stocks are transferred; and apply tax rules that are relevant to stock ownership and transfer, both while living and upon death.


Major topics taught in this course include: stocks, stock registration, stock ownership and transfer, shareholder rights, shareholder voting, liability of and to shareholders and tax implications of stock transfers. It is suggested students complete Business Organizations (BUS-101) prior to this course. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business or Business Law (6/21) (6/22 administrative review).