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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

UPI Study, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

Business 250: Business Law


Varies (self-study, self-paced).

Various; distance learning format.

March 2021- Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the structure and functions of the American legal system; analyze the implications of the United States Constitution on business activities; differentiate between common law and uniform commercial code in contract law; identify essential elements required for the formation of valid contracts; recognize third-party rights and remedies within contractual agreements; evaluate legal and equitable remedies available for contractual breaches; define principles of tort law and its application in business contexts; and analyze ethical and legal dimensions of business decisions and risk management strategies.


The course is self-paced, and instruction is delivered through online video and text lessons. Students are assessed through quizzes, assignments, and a proctored final exam. Major topics include: The American legal system and sources of law; The United States Constitution and its impact on business; Fundamentals of contract law; essential elements for contract formation; third party rights within contractual agreements; contractual breach and available remedies; termination of contracts; introduction to tort law; product liability and consumer protection; intellectual property law; Internet law and social media legal issues; and the legal and ethical dimensions of business.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Accounting, Business, Management, Entrepreneurship, Financial Management, Economics, Business Ethics, or Personal Finance (1/24).