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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Manhattan Institute of Management | Evaluated Learning Experience

Business Law

30 hours (10 weeks).
Manhattan Institute of Management, New York, NY.

September 2004 - December 2015.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: define basic legal terms; discuss the difference between state and federal legal jurisdictions; analyze commerce within the United States borders, its social indicators, and the impact on the legal system; undertake case studies; explore differences between legal and ethical standards of behavior mandated within the American business environment; and identify legal trends within the American marketplace.


This course provides students with a basic understanding of the legal and ethical framework within which commercial activities occur in the United States.  At the outset, students become familiar with the United States dual court system and the litigation process.  The specific tenets of contract law, tort law, sales, warranties and product liability are covered as appropriate; other areas of the law and the ethical context within which the law operates in the United States and abroad is also discussed.

Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours as Business Law in a Business curriculum (6/05) (8/10 revalidation).